8 days in Walsenburg, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Walsenburg, Colorado Springs & Denver Itinerary

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Walsenburg
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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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Walsenburg
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Walsenburg

Walsenburg is a statutory city that is the county seat and the most populous city of Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. On the 18th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Lathrop State Park and then see the interesting displays at Walsenburg Mining Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Walsenburg trip maker tool.

Wichita Falls to Walsenburg is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita Falls to Walsenburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Wichita Falls in June: high temperatures in Walsenburg hover around 67°F and lows are around 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Walsenburg

Parks · Museums · Nature
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Lathrop State Park ©
State Park
Lathrop State Park
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Museum Of Friends ©
Specialty Museum
Museum Of Friends
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Walsenburg Mining Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Walsenburg Mining Museum
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planning tool.

You can drive from Walsenburg to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Walsenburg in June, expect Colorado Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Head to Denver Botanic Gardens and Dardano's Shoesfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Molly Brown House Museum. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Idaho Springs (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Walsenburg.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
16th Street Mall ©
Neighborhood
16th Street Mall
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Walsenburg

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): cruise along The Highway of Legends, see the interesting displays at Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stations of the Cross Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Mission: Wolf.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Walsenburg tour planning website.

Getting from Denver to Walsenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, Walsenburg is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of 67°F and lows of 41°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Walsenburg

Wildlife · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mission: Wolf ©
Wildlife Area
Mission: Wolf
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