6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Durango
— 1 day
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Earthen Vessel Gallery and then make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Durango online itinerary planner.

Monroe to Durango is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monroe to Durango due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Monroe in November, you will find days in Durango are a bit cooler (52°F), and nights are colder (23°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Durango

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Earthen Vessel Gallery ©
Earthen Vessel Gallery
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

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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 24th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, delve into the lush surroundings at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and finally take some stellar pictures from Milner Pass. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, 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 see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Durango to Estes Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll around Garden of the Gods, don't miss a visit to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

Cascade
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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