6 days in Denver & Oregon Coast Itinerary

6 days in Denver & Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Denver
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Idaho Springs (Argo Mill and Tunnel, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Denver online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Denver. July in Denver sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Denver to Cannon Beach in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Cannon Beach is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.