4 days in Albuquerque & Denver Itinerary

4 days in Albuquerque & Denver Itinerary

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4 days in Albuquerque & Denver Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  3​h 45​min
2
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Cedar Rapids

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): meet the residents at Albuquerque Biological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and then examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner .

Cedar Rapids to Albuquerque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cedar Rapids to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in October, you will find days in Albuquerque are a bit warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Fe
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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

1
night
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 14th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain, explore and take pictures at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Albuquerque to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 67°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lookout Mountain
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Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain
Room Escape Games
Sports Authority Field at Mile High ©

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