4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Aspen
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
4
Denver
— Few hours

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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 28th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo and then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip builder app.

Sacramento to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sacramento in September, with highs in Denver at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Aspen

Aspen
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.
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Denver to Aspen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in September, expect Aspen to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): walk around Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in September: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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Denver

Denver ©
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and then get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Denver vacation planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©

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