19 days in Colorado, Akron & Tampa Itinerary

19 days in Colorado, Akron & Tampa Itinerary

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19 days in Colorado, Akron & Tampa Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  8​h 15​min
2
Akron
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Tampa
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Aspen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Denver

2
nights
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.
Explore Estes Park's surroundings by going to Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing & River Rafting & Tubing), Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a taste of the local shopping with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, stroll through Emerald Lake Trail, and view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Estes Park online trip itinerary builder .

Denver to Estes Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Akron.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins, Carousel of Happiness
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Spas
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Akron

Akron ©
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akron: Warther Museum (in Dover), Cleveland (Cleveland Metroparks & The Cleveland Museum of Art) and Fellows Riverside Gardens (in Youngstown). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Cedar Point, stroll the grounds of Dr. Bob's Gravesite, and pause for some serene contemplation at Tallmadge Church Historic Site.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akron trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Estes Park to Akron by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Estes Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Akron, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Akron

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cleveland, Warther Museum, Cedar Point, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Tallmadge Church Historic Site
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks

5
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Venture out of the city with trips to Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, & more) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Madeira Beach). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampa trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Akron to Tampa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Akron in August, with highs in Tampa at 92°F and lows at 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Orlando, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Busch Gardens ©
Busch Gardens
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Aspen is known for nature, adventure, scenic drive, trails, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, explore the striking landscape at Rocky Mountains, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and cruise along Independence Pass.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aspen trip planner .

Getting from Tampa to Aspen by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampa to Aspen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Aspen: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): walk around Riverside Park, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then see a world frozen in time at Winfield.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista travel planner.

Getting from Aspen to Buena Vista by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Buena Vista are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Riverside Park
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

4
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.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Canon City), Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum (in Pueblo). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in August: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 83°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, River Rafting & Tubing, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing

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