9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

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9 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Brno
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Aspen
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Brno

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then go for a walk through Pikes Peak, and then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods. On the next day, explore and take pictures at United States Air Force Academy, then find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs journey website .

Brno, Czech Republic to Colorado Springs is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brno to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brno in October, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. On your second day here, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Aspen tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Aspen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, things will get little chillier in Aspen: highs are around 18°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Coors Field, then ponder the world of politics at Colorado Governor's Mansion, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Aspen to Denver in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Aspen in October, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 17th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Farview Curve Overlook, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. October in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Spas

Side Trip

Spas & Wellness
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Spas & Wellness
Farview Curve Overlook ©
Farview Curve Overlook

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