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10 days in Colorado Itinerary
Denver— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 30min
Estes Park— 3 nights
Drive: 2h 45min
Colorado Springs— 3 nights
Fly: 15h 15min
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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.Museum-lovers will get to explore Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House and St. John's Cathedral. There's much more to do: take a stroll through LoDo, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, examine the collection at Black American West Museum, and explore the world behind art at MCA Denver.
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London, UK to Denver is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Denver is minus 7 hours. When traveling from London in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.
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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.You'll explore and learn at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Mountain Blown Glass. Get a sense of the local culture at Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum and Estes Park Museum. When in Estes Park, make a side trip to see Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, approximately Rocky Mountain National Park away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection, see Backbone Adventures, and trek along Upper Beaver Meadows Trailhead.
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Drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Estes Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.
Things to do in Estes Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at Penrose Heritage Museum and ANA Money Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. There's lots more to do: trek along Palmer Park, admire the masterpieces at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.
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Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.