16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Estes Park
— 4 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of 16th Street Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Austin to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in July, things will get little chillier in Denver: highs are around 87°F and lows about 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Denver in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (73°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, and finally view the masterpieces at Insideout.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Keystone online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Keystone reach 80°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Custer State Park
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Needles Eye Tunnel
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colorado Model Railroad Museum and Estes Park Museum. Get outdoors at Trail Ridge Road and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Estes Park: New Belgium Brewing Company (in Fort Collins) and Broken Plow Brewery (in Greeley). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, shop like a local with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Keystone to Estes Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Keystone in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Estes Park: highs are around 91°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
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Must see
Spas
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Denver

Mile-High City

Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Mount Evans. Get a sense of the local culture at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Summit Lake Park in Idaho Springs (about 1h 25 min away). See some other sides of Denver: get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, and admire the majestic nature at Cherry Creek State Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mount Evans
4.8

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