7 days in Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

7 days in Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 3 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
You've now added Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting to your itinerary. Let the collections at Denver Botanic Gardens and Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Denver Union Station and Molly Brown House Museum. When in Denver, make a side trip to see Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, approximately Rocky Mountain National Park away. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, browse the different shops at 16th Street Mall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Denver road trip website.

Dallas to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in July; daily highs in Denver reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting ©
Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

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