4 days in Denver & Albuquerque Itinerary

4 days in Denver & Albuquerque Itinerary

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4 days in Denver & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
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 11th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Sports Authority Field at Mile High and then explore and take pictures at Coors Field. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver route site .

Newark to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in October, Denver is little chillier at night with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Flatirons
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then meet the residents at Albuquerque Biological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque tour planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In October, Albuquerque is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

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