8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Fort Collins
— Few hours
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Loveland
— Few hours
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Estes Park
— 1 night
4
Boulder
— 1 night
5
Denver
— 1 night
6
Golden
— 1 night
7
Breckenridge
— Few hours
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 25th (Sat), ride a horse along Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area and then contemplate the long history of The 1879 Avery House.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Collins trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Fort Collins. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Loveland.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Trails Wildlife Parks
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Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area ©
Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area
The 1879 Avery House ©
The 1879 Avery House

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Loveland

Loveland ©
The City of Loveland is the Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous municipality in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. River's Edge Natural Area has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the activities along River's Edge Natural Area and then explore the galleries of Benson Park Sculpture Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Loveland trip itinerary maker tool.

Loveland is just a short distance from Fort Collins. In July in Loveland, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Loveland

Parks Trails Nature
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Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden
River's Edge Natural Area ©
River's Edge Natural Area

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trail Ridge Road, Downtown Estes Park and Rapid Transit Rafting. On the 26th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park, relax and float downstream with Rapid Transit Rafting, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thencruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Estes Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Loveland to Estes Park takes an hour. In July in Estes Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall, thenhike along Mount Sanitas Trail, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Boulder Creek Path, and finally explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boulder day trip website.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Boulder takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Boulder

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

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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 photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planning website.

Denver is just a stone's throw from Boulder. In July in Denver, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Golden.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Golden

Golden ©
Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
On the 29th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway, thenget engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Golden trip itinerary maker.

Golden is very close to Denver. In July, daily temperatures in Golden can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Golden

Breweries & Distilleries Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Coors Brewery ©
Coors Brewery
Golden History Museum & Park ©
Golden History Museum & Park

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
On the 29th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Wellington Trail, thenstop by Alpine Sports, and then go for a walk through Fairy Forest.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge planner.

You can drive from Golden to Breckenridge in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Golden in July, plan for cooler days in Breckenridge, with highs around °F, while nights are little chillier with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Trails Wildlife
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Alpine Sports ©
Alpine Sports

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site as well as The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Popular historic sites such as Old Colorado City and Glen Eyrie Castle are in your itinerary. Manitou Cliff Dwellings and National Museum of World War II Aviation will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Divide to see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, stroll through Fountain Creek Nature Center, and expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Breckenridge in July, plan for much warmer days in Colorado Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Fountain Creek Nature Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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