9 days in Colorado Springs, Estes Park & Denver Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Springs, Estes Park & Denver Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Estes Park
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Denver
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Seven Falls. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

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Tampa to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tampa in November: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 55°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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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 Pearl Street Mall. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Pearl Street Mall. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, and finally get answers to all your questions at Estes Park Visitor Center.

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You can drive from Colorado Springs to Estes Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Denver Union Station, Larimer Square and 16th Street Mall. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): wander the streets of 16th Street Mall and then make a trip to Larimer Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

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Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Denver, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 29°F at night. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Larimer Square ©
Larimer Square

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