11 days in Boulder, Grand Lake & Denver Itinerary

11 days in Boulder, Grand Lake & Denver Itinerary

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Boulder
— Few hours
2
Grand Lake
— 4 nights
3
Denver
— 5 nights

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Avery Brewing Company. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avery Brewing Company.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder vacation planning website.

Miami to Boulder is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Boulder: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Lake.

Things to do in Boulder

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Avery Brewing Company ©
Avery Brewing Company

4
nights
Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. For shopping fun, head to Benson Park Sculpture Garden or Never Summer Mountain Products. Kids will appreciate attractions like Trail Ridge Road and The Beach at Grand Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Lake: Hallett Peak (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and The Dam Store (in Loveland).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Lake online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Boulder to Grand Lake takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Boulder in June, things will get colder in Grand Lake: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Loveland
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

5
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.
Do your shopping at Denver Botanic Gardens and Dardano's Shoes. Your inner history buff will appreciate 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Aurora (Plains Conservation Center & Southlands) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Grand Lake to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Grand Lake, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Denver, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aurora, Belmar, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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