7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Harrisburg
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Aurora
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Morrison
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Aurora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Harrisburg

1
night
Aurora

Aurora ©
Aurora is a Home Rule Municipality in the U.S. On the 16th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Aurora History Museum and then tee off at Aurora Hills Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aurora online journey planner .

Harrisburg to Aurora is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Harrisburg to Aurora, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Harrisburg in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 40°F in Aurora. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Morrison.

Things to do in Aurora

Outdoors Golf Museums
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Aurora Hills Golf Course ©
Aurora Hills Golf Course
Aurora History Museum ©
Aurora History Museum
The Colorado Freedom Memorial ©
The Colorado Freedom Memorial

1
night
Morrison

Morrison ©
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. On the 17th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge, and then grab your bike and head to Mount Falcon Castle Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Morrison route builder website .

Traveling by car from Aurora to Morrison takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Morrison are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aurora.

Things to do in Morrison

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Golden History Museum & Park
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Golden History Museum & Park ©
Golden History Museum & Park

2
nights
Aurora

Aurora ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Aurora History Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Plains Conservation Center, and then glide through natural beauty at Cherry Creek State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, then appreciate the history behind The Colorado Freedom Memorial, and then tee off at Aurora Hills Golf Course.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aurora online visit planner .

You can drive from Morrison to Aurora in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aurora

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Plains Conservation Center ©
Plains Conservation Center

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Bear Creek Nature Center. Let the collections at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum and Penrose Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Pueblo (Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center & Center for American Values). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and step into the grandiose world of Miramont Castle Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs online trip planner .

You can drive from Aurora to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pueblo, Manitou Springs, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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