6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Aspen
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  3​h
End: Denver

1
night
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 (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Estes Park day trip tool .

Estes Park is just a stone's throw from Rocky Mountain National Park. In August in Estes Park, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Sky Pond has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallett Peak, explore the activities along Bear Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sky Pond, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park tour builder site .

Rocky Mountain National Park is very close to Estes Park. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Sky Pond ©
Sky Pond
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the views at Roaring Fork Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip planner .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Glenwood Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 47°F at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aspen.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

#Nature, #Parks
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Roaring Fork Valley ©
Roaring Fork Valley

1
night
Aspen

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.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen day trip app .

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Aspen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. On the 24th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Aspen

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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