9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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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.
You've now added Estes Park Massage to your itinerary. On the 13th (Mon), examine the collection at Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park trip itinerary planner.

Oklahoma City to Estes Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in July, Estes Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Estes Park Massage ©
Estes Park Massage
Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection ©
Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through North Inlet Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Milner Pass.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park online travel route planner.

Rocky Mountain National Park is just a short distance from Estes Park. July in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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Denver

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Dinosaur Ridge, identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, and then do a tasting at Balistreri Vineyards.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver day trip planning site.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Balistreri Vineyards ©
Balistreri Vineyards

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, then head outdoors with Adventures Out West, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Climbing Tours
Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center

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