8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Vail
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

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Fort Myers to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fort Myers in November: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 55°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

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Vail

Vail ©

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): push the limits with Sage Outdoor Adventures, then take in nature's colorful creations at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, and then test your problem-solving skills at Frisco Escape Room.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vail trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Vail takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Colorado Springs in November, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Vail: temperatures range from 34°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Vail

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Sage Outdoor Adventures ©
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Frisco Escape Room ©
Frisco Escape Room
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens ©
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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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 8th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours, surround yourself with nature on Estes Park Guided Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, and then sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Estes Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vail to Estes Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Vail in November: highs in Estes Park hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Off-Road Tours
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided Tours

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to 16th Street Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Denver holiday tool.

Drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

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Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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