6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy, then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Amarillo driving holiday planner .

Dallas to Amarillo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect little chillier with lows of 50°F in Amarillo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
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Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Second Amendment Cowboy ©
Second Amendment Cowboy

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Estes Park online tour builder .

Fly from Amarillo to Estes Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Estes Park. Traveling from Amarillo in May, expect Estes Park to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Tours Outdoors Spas
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Spas
Horseback Riding Tours
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

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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 26th (Sun), look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip planner .

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Denver are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 27th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then admire all the interesting features of United States Air Force Academy.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey maker .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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Aspen

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Independence Pass and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Aspen road trip planning site .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Aspen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In May, Aspen is little chillier than Colorado Springs - with highs of 62°F and lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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