5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Aspen
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

Plan trip to Aspen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Dallas to Aspen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Aspen due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Aspen at 72°F and lows at 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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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 23rd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, take an exotic tour of Estes Park Guided Tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then get great views at Forest Canyon Overlook.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Estes Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Aspen to Estes Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in September; daily highs in Estes Park reach 81°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided 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 25th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs travel route app.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. September in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cascade
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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