6 days in Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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6 days in Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Denver

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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.
On the 10th (Mon), look for gifts at Dardano's Shoes, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denver planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Denver. In June, daytime highs in Denver are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
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.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of World War II Aviation and Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor) and Horsethief Falls (in Divide). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, wander the streets of Old Colorado City Historic District, and look for gifts at Garden of the Gods Trading Post.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary maker website .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Divide, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, River Rafting & Tubing
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
River Rafting & Tubing

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