7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Vail
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
On the 24th (Tue), examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Denver travel planner.

Washington DC to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in November, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 54°F and lows about 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then explore the activities along Bear Lake, and then sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Estes Park driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

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Off-Road Tours
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided Tours

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Vail

Vail ©

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
On the 28th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with Sage Outdoor Adventures, then admire the natural beauty at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, and then test your team's savvy at Frisco Escape Room.

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Traveling by car from Estes Park to Vail takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Estes Park in November, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Vail: temperatures range from 34°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Sage Outdoor Adventures ©
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Frisco Escape Room ©
Frisco Escape Room
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens ©
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, wander the streets of Old Colorado City, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods. On the next day, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

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Getting from Vail to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Vail in November, plan for warmer days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

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