30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Stamford
— 5 nights
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Fort Collins
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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San Jose
— 7 nights

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Stamford

Stamford ©
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Explore Stamford's surroundings by going to Minnewaska State Park Preserve (in Kerhonkson), DM Weil Gallery (in New Paltz) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). Next up on the itinerary: get your bearings at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, test your team's savvy at Adventure Rooms, and explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Stamford route planning app.

New York City to Stamford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Stamford reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Stamford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center ©
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery

1
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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 8th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Benson Park Sculpture Garden, admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden, then sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Bartels Farm.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Fort Collins trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stamford to Fort Collins. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Stamford in October, plan for little chillier nights in Fort Collins, with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

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Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
The Bartels Farm ©
The Bartels Farm

2
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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.
On the 9th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park trip planning website.

Drive from Fort Collins to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

3
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Castle Rock Zip Line Tours (in Castle Rock), Georgetown (Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour & Guanella Pass) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and take an in-depth tour of Littleton Museum.

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You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour ©
Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour
Guanella Pass ©
Guanella Pass
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

1
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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Boreas Pass Road, then test your problem-solving skills at Frisco Escape Room, then sample the tasty concoctions at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, and finally take a memorable tour with Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge journey planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. While traveling from Denver, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Breckenridge, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides ©
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides
Frisco Escape Room ©
Frisco Escape Room

2
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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. On the next day, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of Independence Pass.

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You can drive from Breckenridge to Aspen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in October, you will find days in Aspen are somewhat warmer (60°F), and nights are about the same (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

2
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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 17th (Sat), whizz through the canopy at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then brush up on your military savvy at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip website.

Getting from Aspen to Colorado Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, Colorado Springs is a bit warmer than Aspen - with highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a stroll through The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

7
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San Jose

San Jose ©

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Carmel (Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel, Point Lobos, &more), Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard & Asilomar State Beach) and Monterey (Monterey Bay Kayaks, Monterey Bay Aquarium, &more). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Mount Hermon Adventures, walk around Redwood Regional Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, and admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Jose trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Jose takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in October; daily highs in San Jose reach 77°F and lows reach 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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