12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Pueblo
— 3 nights
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Springfield
— 2 nights

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Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Explore Pueblo's surroundings by going to Canon City (Royal Gorge Helitours & Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, see a show at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pueblo Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Rosemount Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pueblo attractions planner.

Chicago to Pueblo is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to Pueblo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in December, you will find days in Pueblo are a bit warmer (48°F), and nights are little chillier (16°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours ©
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Royal Gorge Helitours ©
Royal Gorge Helitours

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Deerhammer Distillery.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Buena Vista road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pueblo to Buena Vista takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Pueblo in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Buena Vista: temperatures range from 38°F by day to 13°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Interlaken Historic District ©
Interlaken Historic District
Four Mile Recreation Area ©
Four Mile Recreation Area

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Denver is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Denver day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Buena Vista in December since evenings lows in Denver dip to 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Springfield is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get advice or help at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol, admire the striking features of Elijah Iles House, and identify plant and animal life at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Springfield trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Springfield takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Denver in December since evenings lows in Springfield dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Illinois State Capitol ©
Illinois State Capitol

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