5 days in Denver & Chicago Itinerary

5 days in Denver & Chicago Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
Chicago
— 1 night

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and The 1UP Arcade Bar - Colfax. Go for a jaunt from Denver to Fort Collins to see Reservoir Ridge Natural Area about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Denver trip maker.

Dallas to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect nights in Denver to be cooler, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area
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16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Reservoir Ridge Natural Area ©
Reservoir Ridge Natural Area

1
night
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Prairie Wolf Slough, thenkick back and relax at Rosewood Beach, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Skokie Lagoons.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip maker website.

Getting from Denver to Chicago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in June, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Highland Park, Skokie Lagoons
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Rosewood Beach ©
Rosewood Beach
Skokie Lagoons ©
Skokie Lagoons

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