8 days in Fort Collins & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Fort Collins & Denver Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

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Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Fort Collins
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Fort Collins
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Fort Collins

— 3 nights
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Annual Flower Trial Garden, Cache La Poudre River and Poudre River Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins attractions planner.

Abilene to Fort Collins is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abilene to Fort Collins due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Abilene, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Fort Collins, ranging from highs of 41°F to lows of 16°F. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Denver.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Denver

— 4 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Washington Park, Grand Adventures, Peppercorn Gourmet Goods, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Fort Collins to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Denver sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 19°F at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips