5 days in Dallas, Denver & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

5 days in Dallas, Denver & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Dallas, Denver & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
3
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
End: Dallas

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and then contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip planning app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. In January in Dallas, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
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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.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denver tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Dallas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Denver is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in January, with highs in Denver at 44°F and lows at 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Two Old Crows and then hit the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Denver to Pagosa Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in January, things will get slightly colder in Pagosa Springs: highs are around 37°F and lows about 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Two Old Crows ©
Two Old Crows

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