5 days in Marshall & Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Marshall & Colorado Itinerary

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Marshall
— Few hours
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Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Cortez Municipal Airport, Drive to Mesa Verde National Park
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Denver
— 1 night
Fly

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Marshall

Marshall is a city in Saline County, Missouri, United States. To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marshall trip planner.

Saint Louis to Marshall is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 61°F. You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Marshall

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Mesa Verde National Park

Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Balcony House and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marshall to Mesa Verde National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marshall to Mesa Verde National Park. Traveling from Marshall in September, plan for little chillier nights in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Cliff Palace ©
Must see
Cliff Palace
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park day trip planner.

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Estes Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. September in Estes Park sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Trail Ridge Road ©
Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
©
Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens and then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver travel planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Denver, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
16th Street Mall ©
Neighborhood
16th Street Mall
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