3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Beaver Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Denver route planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Denver. In January, daytime highs in Denver are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs itinerary builder website .

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 18°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Beaver Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hit the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area, get your game on at Vail Valley Escape Room, and then stroll through Vail Mountain Resort.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Beaver Creek online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Beaver Creek takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in January: high temperatures in Beaver Creek hover around 34°F and lows are around 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Vail Mountain Resort
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Vail Valley Escape Room ©
Vail Valley Escape Room
Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area

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