8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Fort Collins
— 3 nights
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
4
Boulder
— Few hours

3
nights
Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River and then trek along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort Collins journey planner.

Denver to Fort Collins is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries
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Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River
Odell Brewing Company ©
Odell Brewing Company

1
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Alluvial Fan, Tiny Town Miniature Golf, Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Alluvial Fan, take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake, and finally get your game on at Tiny Town Miniature Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and then take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park.

Before you visit Estes Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Fort Collins to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. June in Estes Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Helen Hunt Falls, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Garden of the Gods, and other attractions. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Garden of the Gods and then contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs planner.

Drive from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Boulder.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls

few
hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eldorado Canyon as well as Flagstaff Mountain. On the 3rd (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Flagstaff Mountain, thentake in breathtaking views at Eldorado Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boulder trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Boulder takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Boulder, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Flagstaff Mountain ©
Flagstaff Mountain

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