4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
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Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): test your team's savvy at Rabbit Hole Recreation Services - Escape Rooms and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planning app.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Denver at 43°F and lows at 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, stop by Estes Park Guided Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Estes Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Estes Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Wildlife
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Off-Road Tours
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Spas
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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glenwood Springs trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Estes Park to Glenwood Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Estes Park, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 26°F to lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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