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 83°F by day to 56°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 Hallett Peak. Go for a jaunt from Grand Lake to Loveland to see The Dam Store about 2h 15 min away. There's more to do: stroll through The Beach at Grand Lake.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Lake trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Boulder to Grand Lake by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Boulder in June: high temperatures in Grand Lake hover around 51°F and lows are around 36°F. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Loveland, Rocky Mountain National Park
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 Belmar. Your inner history buff will appreciate 16th Street Mall and Denver Union Station. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs) and Aurora (Plains Conservation Center & Southlands). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, see where the action happens at Coors Field, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

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 83°F to lows of 55°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, River Rafting & Tubing, Belmar, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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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