5 days in Denver & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

5 days in Denver & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

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Denver
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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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.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver trip tool.

Kansas City to Denver is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in August, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 58°F. You will leave for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Escape the urban bustle at Many Parks Curve Overlook and Tundra Communities Trail. Explore hidden gems such as North Inlet Trail and Twin Sisters Peaks Trail. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes, take in the awesome beauty at Deer Mountain, admire the sheer force of Fern Falls, and hike along Estes Cone Hike.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Estes Cone Hike ©
Estes Cone Hike
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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Denver

Denver ©
For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver takes 2 hours. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums

Side Trip

Golden History Museum & Park
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Golden History Museum & Park ©
Golden History Museum & Park

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