6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
3
Denver
— 1 night

2
nights
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 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park road trip tool.

Hastings to Estes Park is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hastings to Estes Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hastings in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Estes Park, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums Shopping
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Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection ©
Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection
Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum ©
Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adventures Out West. On the 27th (Sat), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. Keep things going the next day: stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park and then get outside with Adventures Out West.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday planning website.

You can drive from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you will find days in Colorado Springs are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Adventures Out West
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West

1
night
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): examine the collection at Forney Museum of Transportation, get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, thenget engrossed in the history at History Colorado Center, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Denver trip maker.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Denver sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center
Forney Museum of Transportation ©
Forney Museum of Transportation
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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