7 days in Las Vegas & Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Las Vegas & Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6 h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Chicago

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour builder website.

Chicago to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 77°F, while days are much warmer, around 103°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip itinerary site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Estes Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Estes Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Estes Park hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Estes Park

Tours Outdoors Spas
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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, see a world frozen in time at Winfield, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Buena Vista tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Estes Park to Buena Vista in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Estes Park in July; daily highs in Buena Vista reach 80°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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 6th (Mon): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs journey maker app.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Buena Vista in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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