5 days in Denver & Estes Park Itinerary

5 days in Denver & Estes Park Itinerary

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Denver
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Estes Park
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Denver
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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.
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Denver online trip builder.

Tampa to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tampa in June, expect nights in Denver to be cooler, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. You will leave for Estes Park on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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Estes Park

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.
You've added Stanley Hotel Tour, Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum, Estes Park Visitor Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get answers to all your questions at Estes Park Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, then trek along Cub Lake Trail, then appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally gain interesting insight with Stanley Hotel Tour.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Estes Park trip planner.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Cub Lake Trail ©
Cub Lake Trail
Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum ©
Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

You've added Colorado State Capitol, Molly Brown House Museum, The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 5th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Denver vacation maker site.

Drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Nature · Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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