8 days in Boulder & Lafayette Itinerary

8 days in Boulder & Lafayette Itinerary

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8 days in Boulder & Lafayette Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Boulder
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

4
nights
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Get out of town with these interesting Boulder side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Fort Collins), Breckenridge (Room Escape Games & Main Street) and Colorado Cherry Company (in Loveland). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall, gain insight at University of Colorado at Boulder, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, and explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Boulder road trip tool .

Indianapolis to Boulder is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Boulder when traveling from Indianapolis in August, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Boulder

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Coors Brewery, River Rafting & Tubing, Colorado Cherry Company
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located 63mi northwest of Indianapolis and 105mi southeast of Chicago. Get out of town with these interesting Lafayette side-trips: Fair Oaks Farms (in Fair Oaks) and Turkey Run State Park (in Marshall). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, gain insight at Purdue University, take in nature's colorful creations at Haan Museum Sculpture Garden, and don't miss a visit to Artists' Own.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Boulder to Lafayette. The time zone difference when traveling from Boulder to Lafayette is 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Purdue University, Fair Oaks Farms, Turkey Run State Park
Highlights from your plan
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park
Room Escape Games
Columbian Park Zoo ©
Columbian Park Zoo

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