3 days in Estes Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Estes Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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3 days in Estes Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip planner .

New York City to Estes Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Estes Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Estes Park, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Spas
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Spas
Horseback Riding Tours
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planning tool .

You can drive from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Estes Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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