4 days in Boulder & Denver Itinerary

4 days in Boulder & Denver Itinerary

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Boulder
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Boulder — 1 night

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then stroll around Colorado Chautauqua: Park, and then make a trip to Pearl Street Mall.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boulder driving holiday planner.

Springfield to Boulder is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Boulder due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Springfield in August, Boulder is slightly colder at night with lows of 58°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Denver.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Denver — 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Denver travel route builder site.

Denver is just a stone's throw from Boulder. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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