8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— Few hours
2
Moab
— 3 nights
3
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
5
Denver
— Few hours

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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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary maker.

Louisville to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Louisville in August, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around °F. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dead Horse Point State Park as well as Canyonlands National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip planner.

Fly from Denver to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in August, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park Scenic Drive
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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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.
On the 16th (Sun), stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Colorado Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan, explore the activities along Lily Lake, and admire all the interesting features of Old Fall River Road.

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Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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Denver

Denver ©
On the 20th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip maker.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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