4 days in Boulder, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

4 days in Boulder, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

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Boulder
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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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Boulder

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Berkeley of the Rockies

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 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at WOW! Children's Museum, sample the fine beverages at Redstone Meadery, and then pedal to the sights with Beyond Boulder Bike Adventures.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boulder trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Boulder. In December in Boulder, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Boulder

Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then get interesting insight from Colorado Wolf Adventures, and finally take in a show at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Boulder to Colorado Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. December in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Denver

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Mount Falcon Castle Trail, get outside with Apex Ex, get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Foothills Art Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 19°F.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Museums · Trails · Parks

Side Trips