5 days in Denver & Estes Park Itinerary

5 days in Denver & Estes Park Itinerary

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5 days in Denver & Estes Park Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Estes Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Denver
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Denver vacation planner .

Los Angeles to Denver is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Denver reach 54°F and lows reach 29°F. You'll set off for Estes Park on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Art Center of Estes Park Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Vedauwoo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Estes Park: Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park) and Alluvial Fan (in Rocky Mountain National Park). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Snowy Peaks Winery, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and view the masterpieces at Bear Necessities & Cubs.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Vedauwoo, Winter Park Resort
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan
Vedauwoo ©
Vedauwoo

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Denver

Denver
To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Denver tour website .

Drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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