3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 day
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Estes Park
— 2 nights

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Denver

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): wander the streets of 16th Street Mall and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Denver driving holiday planner.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take a memorable excursion with Estes Park Guided Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Estes Park trip app.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Estes Park Guided Tours ©
Estes Park Guided Tours
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

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