5 days in Estes Park, Georgetown & Evergreen Itinerary

5 days in Estes Park, Georgetown & Evergreen Itinerary

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5 days in Estes Park, Georgetown & Evergreen Itinerary

Start: Estes Park
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Georgetown
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Evergreen
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Denver

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night
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Estes Park: Boulder (Pearl Street Mall & Flatirons), Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing & River Rafting & Tubing) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Bear Lake & Trail Ridge Road). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, trek along Emerald Lake Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Estes Park. In August, daytime highs in Estes Park are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Breweries & Distilleries
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Dancing Pines Distillery ©
Dancing Pines Distillery

1
day
Georgetown

The historic Town of Georgetown is the Territorial Charter Municipality that is the county seat of Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Georgetown Visitor Center, Historic Georgetown and Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get all the information you need at Georgetown Visitor Center, take a memorable tour with Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Georgetown.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Georgetown tour planning app .

Getting from Estes Park to Georgetown by car takes about 2 hours. In August, Georgetown is colder than Estes Park - with highs of 50°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Main Street, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Evergreen

Evergreen ©
Evergreen is a census-designated place (CDP) and a U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Evergreen Lake. On the 26th (Mon), stroll around Lair O' the Bear Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Evergreen Lake, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Alderfer/Three Sisters Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Waterton Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of Morrison Natural History Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Mount Falcon Castle Trail.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Evergreen sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Georgetown to Evergreen in an hour. In August, Evergreen is much warmer than Georgetown - with highs of 84°F and lows of 59°F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Evergreen

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Morrison, Waterton Canyon
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Evergreen Lake ©
Evergreen Lake
Waterton Canyon ©
Waterton Canyon
Lair O' the Bear Park ©
Lair O' the Bear Park

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