14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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14 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Estes Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Boulder
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salida
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

4
nights
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.
You've now added Horseback Riding Tours to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like State Forest State Park and Mountain Blown Glass.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Estes Park tour itinerary planning website .

Atlanta to Estes Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in October: high temperatures in Estes Park hover around 69°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

State Forest State Park
Highlights from your plan
State Forest State Park ©
State Forest State Park
Mountain Blown Glass ©
Mountain Blown Glass
Horseback Riding Tours

few
hours
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balloon Rides. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boulder trip maker tool .

You can drive from Estes Park to Boulder in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Boulder

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

1
night
Colorado Springs

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.
You've now added Garden of the Gods to your itinerary.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip planning site .

You can drive from Boulder to Colorado Springs in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 39°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

few
hours
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Route Railroad to your itinerary.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City online tour planner .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of 45°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salida.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

1
night
Salida

Salida
The City of Salida is a Statutory City that is the county seat and most populous city of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. All Season Adventures has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Salida trip planning website .

Drive from Canon City to Salida in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in October, expect Salida to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 38°F. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Salida

Tours Outdoors

1
night
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. Plan my Snowmass Village trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Drive from Salida to Snowmass Village in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salida in October, with highs in Snowmass Village at 60°F and lows at 30°F. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 16th (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Johnson Park Miniature Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at True Nature Healing Arts and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marble Distilling Co..

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip builder site .

Drive from Snowmass Village to Glenwood Springs in an hour. Traveling from Snowmass Village in October, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. You'll set off for Denver on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Carbondale
Highlights from your plan
True Nature Healing Arts ©
True Nature Healing Arts
Johnson Park Miniature Golf ©
Johnson Park Miniature Golf

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
On the 18th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Denver Zoo and then try to win big at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Glenwood Springs to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Denver: highs are around 67°F and lows about 40°F. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa ©
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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