5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Estes Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner .

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Miramont Castle Museum
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Miramont Castle Museum ©
Miramont Castle Museum

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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 (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Denver road trip tool .

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July in Denver, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Estes Park trip itinerary 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 July, daytime highs in Estes Park are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Spas
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Spas
Horseback Riding Tours
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 31st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church and then identify plant and animal life at Bluestem Prairie Preserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fargo visit site .

Traveling by flight from Estes Park to Fargo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Estes Park to Fargo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you will find days in Fargo are a bit cooler (83°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bluestem Prairie Preserve
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Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church ©

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