4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  15​min
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Kansas City
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Kansas City

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Rosedale Memorial Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally admire all the interesting features of Children's Mercy Park.

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Kansas City to Kansas City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Children's Mercy Park ©
Children's Mercy Park

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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 27th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Kansas City to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Aspen trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Aspen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, Aspen is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of 60°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by F.M. Light & Sons, stop by Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Steamboat Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Nature Shopping
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore ©
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore
F.M. Light & Sons ©
F.M. Light & Sons

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