6 days in Denver & Boulder Itinerary

6 days in Denver & Boulder Itinerary

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6 days in Denver & Boulder Itinerary

Start: Boulder
Drive:  45​min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Boulder
— 3 nights
End: Boulder


2
nights
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.
Mile High Wine Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Mile High Wine Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Station.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip planning website .

Boulder to Denver is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Union Station ©
Union Station

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Wild Basin Area and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. Get in touch with nature at Trail Ridge Road and Bear Lake. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Flatirons and shop like a local with Pearl Street Mall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boulder trip itinerary website .

Drive from Denver to Boulder in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Images of Rocky Mountain National Park
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Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©

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