7 days in Colorado Springs & Estes Park Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Estes Park Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Springs & Estes Park Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Estes Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Denver

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On your second day here, go for a walk through Pikes Peak and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online day trip planner .

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. June in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Trails

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

3
nights
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.
Step out of Estes Park with an excursion to Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: trot along with a tour on horseback and tour the pleasant surroundings at Estes Park Visitor Center.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park road trip app .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Estes Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Estes Park Visitor Center ©
Estes Park Visitor Center

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