8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Boulder
— 1 night
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Idaho Springs
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Fort Collins
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of 16th Street Mall.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver online itinerary planner.

Orlando to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Denver to be much colder, temps between 66°F and 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Boulder.

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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Boulder

Boulder ©

Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll around Colorado Chautauqua: Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flatirons, and then view the masterpieces at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery.

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Boulder is just a stone's throw from Denver. In May, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Idaho Springs.

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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Colorado Chautauqua: Park ©
Colorado Chautauqua: Park

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Idaho Springs

The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. On the 24th (Mon), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Idaho Springs online travel route planner.

Getting from Boulder to Idaho Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Boulder in May, with highs in Idaho Springs at 33°F and lows at 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums

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River Rafting & Tubing
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Estes Park side-trips: Rocky Mountain National Park (Trail Ridge Road & Bear Lake). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, and sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Estes Park trip planner.

You can drive from Idaho Springs to Estes Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Idaho Springs in May, expect nights in Estes Park to be somewhat warmer, around 43°F, while days are much hotter, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Parks

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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Horseback Riding Tours

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 28th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Benson Park Sculpture Garden, then trek along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, then look for gifts at St. Pete's Fly Shop, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Fort Collins journey website.

You can drive from Estes Park to Fort Collins in 1.5 hours. In May in Fort Collins, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Trails

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Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Denver day trip website.

Drive from Fort Collins to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Trinity United Methodist Church ©
Trinity United Methodist Church

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