8 days in Monroe, Amarillo & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Monroe, Amarillo & Denver Itinerary

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8 days in Monroe, Amarillo & Denver Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Monroe
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Denver
— 4 nights
End: Denver

2
nights
Monroe

Monroe ©
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Masur Museum of Art, then brush up on your military savvy at Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, and finally examine the collection at Duck Commander Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pecanland Mall.

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Denver to Monroe is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Monroe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in August, expect Monroe to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Monroe

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Duck Commander
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Biedenharn Museum & Gardens ©
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
Duck Commander ©
Duck Commander

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Texas Panhandle War Memorial, make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, then see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amarillo day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Monroe to Amarillo with the Route module. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amarillo when traveling from Monroe in August, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
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Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Spas (in Estes Park), Colorado Springs (United States Air Force Academy & Garden of the Gods) and Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park). There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Summit Lake Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Denver driving holiday app .

You can fly from Amarillo to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amarillo in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Denver. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, Idaho Springs, Trail Ridge Road, Spas
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing

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