7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
bus:  1​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Estes Park
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colorado Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Denver road trip tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Denver. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

few
hours
Estes Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stanley Hotel Tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Estes Park trip builder app .

Drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Tours Nightlife

3
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Popular historic sites such as 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Denver Zoo and Pedal Hopper. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rocky Mountain National Park: Denver (Elitch Gardens Theme Park & Downtown Aquarium).

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning tool .

Rocky Mountain National Park is just a short distance from Estes Park. In July, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Denver
Highlights from your plan
Elitch Gardens Theme Park ©
Elitch Gardens Theme Park
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Pedal Hopper ©
Pedal Hopper

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