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 other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Denver. In June, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sat).

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: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip planner.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Durango.

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.
Cliff Palace has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps and tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Estes Park to Durango in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Durango

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cliff Palace
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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.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alamosa trip planner .

Getting from Durango to Alamosa by car takes about 3 hours. June in Alamosa sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Alamosa

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak. On the 14th (Fri), go for a walk through Pikes Peak and then find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the next day, stroll through Garden of the Gods.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary app .

Getting from Alamosa to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Alamosa in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Colorado Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors 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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