7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Golden
— 1 night
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Estes Park
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Glenwood Springs
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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 27th (Sun): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc, deepen your understanding at Colorado College, and then catch a live event at Olympic Training Center.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs driving holiday planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect little chillier with lows of 18°F in Colorado Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Golden.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Arcade Amusements, Inc
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Olympic Training Center ©
Olympic Training Center
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Golden

Golden ©
Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
On the 29th (Tue), head outdoors with Mile High Drives, see the interesting displays at Colorado Railroad Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Cabrini Shrine, and finally take a tour by water with Clear Creek Rafting Company.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Golden sightseeing planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Golden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Golden are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Golden

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Clear Creek Rafting Company, Mile High Drives
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Clear Creek Rafting Company ©
Clear Creek Rafting Company
Colorado Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Railroad Museum
Mother Cabrini Shrine ©
Mother Cabrini Shrine

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Bear Lake, then have some family-friendly fun at Tiny Town Miniature Golf, and then relax and rejuvenate at Riverspointe Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Affinity Massage and Wellness Center and then relax and rejuvenate at Estes Park Massage.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Golden to Estes Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Estes Park when traveling from Golden in December, with lows around 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bear Lake
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Affinity Massage and Wellness Center ©
Affinity Massage and Wellness Center
Estes Park Massage ©
Estes Park Massage
Riverspointe Spa ©
Riverspointe Spa

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get in on the family fun at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and then boost your wellbeing at Glenwood Hot Springs Pool.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Glenwood Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Estes Park in December, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 26°F by day to 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas · Theme Parks
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Glenwood Hot Springs Pool ©
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

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