5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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 28th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo and then get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Downtown Aquarium.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver online trip maker.

Miami to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Miami in December, with highs in Denver at 43°F and lows at 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

3
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 30th (Wed), stroll around Garden of the Gods, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then see the world from above with Royal Gorge Helitours, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip planning tool.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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