60 days in Denver & Austin Itinerary

60 days in Denver & Austin Itinerary

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Denver
— 17 nights
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Austin
— 39 nights
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Denver

— 17 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.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Cascade (Pikes Peak - America's Mountain & North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop), Estes Park (Photography Tours & Horseback Riding Tours) and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park (in Manitou Springs). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and go deep underground at Hidee Gold Mine.

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

San Luis Obispo to Denver is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Luis Obispo to Denver is 1 hour. When traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly to Austin.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Austin

— 39 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more), Wimberley (Blue Hole Regional Park & Jacob's Well Natural Area) and San Antonio (Mission Espada, Mission Concepcion, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Austin tour planning website.

You can fly from Denver to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Austin due to the time zone difference. In August, Austin is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips