6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Hastings
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
End: Omaha

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): examine the collection at Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Estes Park travel route planner.

Hastings to Estes Park is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hastings to Estes Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hastings in July, Estes Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum ©
Estes Park Museum ©
Estes Park 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.
Adventures Out West has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Battlefield Colorado and North Pole - Santa's Workshop. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Adventures Out West, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
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): see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation, then get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then get engrossed in the history at History Colorado Center, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip planning app .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Denver are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

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

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