5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, then take an exotic tour of Estes Park Guided Tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, then see Off-Road Tours, and then sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

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Phoenix to Estes Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in November, with highs in Estes Park at 57°F and lows at 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

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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 28th (Sat): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Estes Park to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Denver are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally visit Old Colorado City.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.