8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Estes Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Alamosa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Denver

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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.
For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Denver planning site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Denver. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
nights
Estes Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseback Riding Tours, Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church and Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Trail Ridge Road.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Estes Park trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Estes Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You'll set off for Durango on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Horseback Riding Tours
Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show ©
Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show

1
night
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cliff Palace.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Durango sightseeing planner.

Getting from Estes Park to Durango by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Estes Park in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in Durango. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Durango

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cliff Palace
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

1
night
Alamosa

Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Sand Dunes National Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Alamosa tour builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Durango to Alamosa. June in Alamosa sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Alamosa

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes National Park ©
Great Sand Dunes National Park

2
nights
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.
You've now added Pikes Peak to your itinerary. On the 17th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Garden of the Gods.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alamosa to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Alamosa in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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