13 days in Denver & Columbus Itinerary

13 days in Denver & Columbus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Denver
— 6 nights
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Columbus
— 5 nights
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Denver

— 6 nights

Mile-High City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Spas (in Estes Park), Georgetown (Georgetown Firefighting Museum & Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour) and Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City History Center, Garden of the Gods, &more). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, indulge your thirst for a good beer at River North Brewery, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Denver. In October, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Columbus.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Columbus

— 5 nights
Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Atlanta (Georgia Aquarium, SKYVIEW Atlanta, &more) and Montgomery (Legacy Museum & National Memorial for Peace and Justice). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, get to know the fascinating history of Columbus Riverwalk, take an in-depth tour of National Civil War Naval Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Columbus tour planner.

You can fly from Denver to Columbus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Denver to Columbus, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in October, with highs in Columbus at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips