5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Morrison
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Idaho Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to 16th Street Mall.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Denver. July in Denver sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Morrison.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Morrison

Morrison ©
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, Dinosaur Ridge and Hiwan Homestead Museum. On the 19th (Fri), walk around Lair O' the Bear Park, see the interesting displays at Hiwan Homestead Museum, catch a live performance at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Morrison road trip planning website .

Morrison is just a stone's throw from Denver. In July, daytime highs in Morrison are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Morrison

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trips

Hiwan Homestead Museum, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

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Idaho Springs

Idaho Springs ©
The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Idaho Springs itinerary planner.

Idaho Springs is very close to Morrison. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Morrison in July: high temperatures in Idaho Springs hover around 53°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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St Mary's Glacier ©
St Mary's Glacier
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel
Indian Hot Springs ©
Indian Hot Springs

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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.
To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boulder trip planner .

Traveling by car from Idaho Springs to Boulder takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Idaho Springs in July, expect Boulder to be much warmer, temps between 87°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

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