14 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Springs & Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Itinerary

14 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Springs & Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Itinerary

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14 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Springs & Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rocky Mountain National Park: Fort Collins (Annual Flower Trial Garden & New Belgium Brewing Company), Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Off-Road Tours (in Estes Park). There's still lots to do: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, take in the awesome beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook, admire all the interesting features of Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and stroll through Emerald Lake Trail.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park day trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Mumbai to Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Rocky Mountain National Park reach 16°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Estes Park, Fort Collins, Carousel of Happiness
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Denver (Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Zoo, & more). The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy, and get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs journey planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 15°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Denver, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
nights
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Step out of Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park with an excursion to Needle Rock in Crawford--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, get great views at Warner Point, take in the awesome beauty at Pulpit Rock Overlook, and take in the dramatic natural features at Painted Wall.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park road trip tool .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Needle Rock
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Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall
Pulpit Rock Overlook ©
Pulpit Rock Overlook

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