19 days in Colorado Itinerary

19 days in Colorado Itinerary

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19 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Buena Vista
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Denver
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  22​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
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.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, stroll through Emerald Lake Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park online itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Rocky Mountain National Park is minus 12 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in September: highs in Rocky Mountain National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Estes Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Photography Tours
Spas

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Glenwood Springs side-trips: Aspen (Maroon Bells, Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, & more). There's much more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, stroll through Hanging Lake Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be little chillier, around 6°C, while days are cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Aspen, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

3
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Buena Vista: Independence Pass (in Aspen), Hagerman Tunnel (in Leadville) and South Park City Museum (in Fairplay). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, see a world frozen in time at Vicksburg, explore the stunning scenery at Poudre Canyon, and get outside with Mt democrat alma colorado.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buena Vista route site .

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Buena Vista, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Independence Pass, Poudre Canyon, Mt democrat alma colorado, South Park City Museum, Hagerman Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Canon City to see River Rafting & Tubing about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 30°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park & River Rafting & Tubing), Hidee Gold Mine (in Central City) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, and take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Denver travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Denver are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Hidee Gold Mine, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
River Rafting & Tubing

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