7 days in Denver & Kansas City Itinerary

7 days in Denver & Kansas City Itinerary

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7 days in Denver & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Elgin
Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Elgin

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cherry Creek State Park and Many Parks Curve Overlook. Get some historical perspective at Hotel de Paris Museum and Chapel on the Rock. Venture out of the city with trips to Georgetown (Georgetown Firefighting Museum & Mt. Bierstadt), Rocky Mountain National Park (Bierstadt Lake, Sheep Lakes, & more) and Liberty Puzzles (in Boulder).

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary maker site .

Elgin to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Elgin to Denver due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Elgin in May, with highs in Denver at 66°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Georgetown, Liberty Puzzles, Cherry Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Hotel de Paris Museum ©
Hotel de Paris Museum

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Money Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Peter, then look for gifts at Moon Marble Company, and finally ponder the design of KC Fountains.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Denver to Kansas City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in May: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 76°F and lows are around 57°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Peter, Moon Marble Company
Highlights from your plan
The Money Museum ©
The Money Museum
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company
Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope

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