5 days in Boulder, Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Boulder, Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boulder
— 1 day
2
Denver
— 2 nights
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

1
day
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
On the 15th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at CU Museum of Natural History, thenlook and learn at Fiske Planetarium, and then trek along Mount Sanitas Trail.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boulder trip tool.

Denver to Boulder is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September in Boulder, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Boulder

Museums Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fiske Planetarium ©
Fiske Planetarium
CU Museum of Natural History ©
CU Museum of Natural History

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, examine the collection at Colorado Railroad Museum, and then engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Denver is just a short distance from Boulder. In September, daily temperatures in Denver can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Colorado Railroad Museum, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Railroad Museum
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

2
nights
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 (Tue), learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Old Homestead House Museum, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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