14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Greeley
— Few hours
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night

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Greeley

Greeley ©
The City of Greeley is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Colorado Model Railroad Museum and then contemplate the long history of Meeker Home Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Greeley online trip itinerary builder.

Kansas City to Greeley is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Greeley. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Greeley

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
Meeker Home Museum ©
Meeker Home Museum

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): cruise along Trail Ridge Road and then take in the awesome beauty at Hallett Peak. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, view the masterpieces at Bear Necessities & Cubs, then take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Studio Fine Art and Framing.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Estes Park online route planner.

You can drive from Greeley to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. In June in Estes Park, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Photography Tours
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

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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.
Let the collections at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Art Museum capture your imagination. Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Denver Union Station. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Molly Brown House Museum, engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, and wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To plan Denver vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of World War II Aviation and Penrose Heritage Museum. Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Garden of the Gods make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online trip planner.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Buena Vista Heritage Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see a world frozen in time at Vicksburg.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista trip site.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in June, expect Buena Vista to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Buena Vista Heritage Museum ©
Buena Vista Heritage Museum

2
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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Aztec Ruins National Monument, get a taste of the local shopping with Scenic Aperture Gallery, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Earthen Vessel Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, and then fly down the slopes at Purgatory Resort.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Durango sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Durango in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. When traveling from Buena Vista in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Durango: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Aztec Ruins National Monument ©
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort

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night
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 14th (Fri), hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph Point Hike, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House and then examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mesa Verde National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Durango to Mesa Verde National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. In June in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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