9 days in Denver Area & Colorado Springs Itinerary

9 days in Denver Area & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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9 days in Denver Area & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Newark

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dinosaur Ridge as well as Taste of Denver Food Tours. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stroll through Dinosaur Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of local nightlife at Taste of Denver Food Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary tool .

Newark to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in October, expect little chillier with lows of 40°F in Denver. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Nightlife Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Taste of Denver Food Tours ©
Taste of Denver Food Tours
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

6
nights
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 Ghost Town Museum, Old Colorado City, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planning app .

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park