8 days in Aurora, Denver & Boulder Itinerary

8 days in Aurora, Denver & Boulder Itinerary

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Aurora
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Boulder
— 3 nights

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Aurora

Aurora ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): appreciate the history behind The Colorado Freedom Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Cherry Creek State Park, then test your problem-solving skills at Mission Escapes Denver, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with Castle Rock Zip Line Tours. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Aurora Reservoir, then buy something for everyone on your list at Southlands, and then stroll around Great Plains Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aurora trip website.

Dallas to Aurora is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect nights in Aurora to be colder, around 40°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Aurora

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Castle Rock Zip Line Tours
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Room Escape Game
Mission Escapes Denver
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Denver

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Mile-High City

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally stop by Dardano's Shoes. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo De Las Americas, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver online driving holiday planner.

Denver is just a stone's throw from Aurora. In November in Denver, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your trip

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Boulder

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Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Family-friendly places like Pearl Street Mall and Colorado Adventure Center will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons, catch some excitement at Carousel of Happiness, explore the landscape on two wheels at Boulder Creek Path, and savor a delicious cup with Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boulder road trip planning tool.

Boulder is just a short distance from Denver. In November, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

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Shopping
Pearl Street Mall
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