3 days in Denver & Van Buren Itinerary

3 days in Denver & Van Buren Itinerary

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3 days in Denver & Van Buren Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h
2
Van Buren
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
End: Fort Smith

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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 31st (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Denver tour itinerary planner .

Fort Smith to Denver is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Smith to Denver is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fort Smith in August, with highs in Denver at 85°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Van Buren.

Things to do in Denver

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Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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Van Buren

Van Buren ©
Van Buren is the second largest city in the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area and the county seat of Crawford County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): hike along Lee Creek Hiking Trails, then examine the collection at Drennan-Scott Historic Site, then have fun at THOR Elite Firing Range and Gun Club, and finally take an in-depth tour of Van Buren River Valley Museum Association.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Van Buren trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Denver to Van Buren with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Van Buren is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Van Buren: highs are around 88°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Van Buren

Outdoors Trails Parks
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THOR Elite Firing Range and Gun Club ©
Drennan-Scott Historic Site ©
Drennan-Scott Historic Site

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