9 days in Denver, Cheyenne & Midland Itinerary

9 days in Denver, Cheyenne & Midland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Denver
— 6 nights
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Cheyenne
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Midland International Airport
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Midland
— 2 nights
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Denver

— 6 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Estes Park (Peak to Peak Scenic Byway & Off-Road Tours) and The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure (in Colorado Springs). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at Downtown Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip planning site.

Lafayette to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lafayette to Denver. When traveling from Lafayette in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Denver: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 40°F at night. You'll set off for Cheyenne on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cheyenne

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Cheyenne Big Boots and then get engrossed in the history at Wyoming State Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cheyenne online attractions planner.

Getting from Denver to Cheyenne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Denver in October, you will find days in Cheyenne are little chillier (62°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Midland.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Midland

— 2 nights
Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. On the 16th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Haley Memorial Library and History Center, see the interesting displays at Ellen Noel Art Museum, then appreciate the history behind Chris Kyle "American Sniper" Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at I-20 Wildlife Preserve, then stop by Susie's South Forty Confections Inc., and finally steep yourself in history at George W. Bush Childhood Home.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Midland road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheyenne to Midland. Traveling from Cheyenne to Midland, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cheyenne in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Midland, with highs around 81°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Midland

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip