5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Denver
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h
New York City

3
days
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.
Denver is known for parks, museums, childrens museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Denver attractions app .

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, Denver is little chillier at night with lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo
Denver Zoo
Coors Field
Coors Field

1
day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 21°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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