5 days in Denver, Colorado Springs & Silverthorne Itinerary

5 days in Denver, Colorado Springs & Silverthorne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado holiday maker

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Denver
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Silverthorne
— 2 nights
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Denver

— 1 night

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 12th (Fri), try for a hole-in-one at Adventure Golf & Raceway. On the next day, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver travel route builder site.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip website.

Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 27°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Silverthorne.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Silverthorne

— 2 nights
For people with the surname, see Silverthorne (surname).Silverthorne is a Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous town in Summit County, Colorado. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): go deep underground at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then trek along Blue River Trail.

To plan Silverthorne vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Silverthorne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, expect nights in Silverthorne to be little chillier, around 22°F, while days are colder, around 34°F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Silverthorne

Outdoors · Adventure · Parks · Tours

Side Trips