5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights

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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 27th (Tue): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online tour itinerary planner.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Dallas in November, plan for little chillier days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 55°F, while nights are colder with lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the activities along Bear Lake, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then get great views at Farview Curve Overlook.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park route planning tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. November in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Farview Curve Overlook ©
Farview Curve Overlook

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. On your second day here, hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aspen online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Aspen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In November, Aspen is little chillier than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 47°F and lows of 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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