6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): view the masterpieces at The Studio Fine Art and Framing and then stop by Brownfield's.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip builder.

Denver to Estes Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Spas
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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): trek along Emerald Lake Trail, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then explore the activities along Bear Lake.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Rocky Mountain National Park is just a short distance from Estes Park. In October in Rocky Mountain National Park, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through The John Denver Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then explore and take pictures at Independence Pass.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Aspen trip builder app.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Aspen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, Aspen is a bit cooler than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 60°F and lows of 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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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.
For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in October, things will get a bit warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 67°F and lows about 39°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours
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