8 days in Colorado & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Colorado & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
4
Durango
— 1 night

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night
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 1st (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, and then take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Estes Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Montgomery to Estes Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Montgomery, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Estes Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Spas
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Spas
Off-Road Tours
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip site.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Colorado Springs in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Durango travel route builder app.

Fly from Los Angeles to Durango in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Durango is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Durango: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline

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