5 days in Denver, Loveland & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Denver, Loveland & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Denver, Loveland & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Loveland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Denver trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Denver. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Loveland.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Crown Hill Park
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Loveland

Loveland ©
The City of Loveland is the Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous municipality in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Colorado Cherry Company.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Loveland trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Denver to Loveland in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Loveland

Shopping
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Colorado Cherry Company ©
Colorado Cherry Company

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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 1st (Tue): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip site .

You can drive from Loveland to Colorado Springs in 2 hours. In October in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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