4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  5​h
1
Denver
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Estes Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Memphis

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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.
On the 15th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Union Station and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally stop by Belmar.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary site .

Memphis to Denver is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Denver is little chillier than Memphis - with highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pearl Street Mall, Belmar
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Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip site .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Estes Park

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 18th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, look for gifts at Earthwood Artisans, then look for gifts at Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Estes Park trip itinerary website .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Estes Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Shopping Museums
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Earthwood Artisans ©
Earthwood Artisans
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©

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