13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Denver
— 3 nights
3
Westminster
— 1 night
4
Centennial
— 1 night
5
Fruita
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip site.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, The Glassblowers of Manitou
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Denver to Boulder to see Flatirons about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and shop like a local with The Source.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Westminster.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Flatirons
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

1
night
Westminster

Westminster ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Standley Lake Regional Park, catch a live event at 1stBank Center, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Puzzle Effect.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Westminster sightseeing planner.

Westminster is just a stone's throw from Denver. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Centennial.

Things to do in Westminster

Fun & Games

Side Trips

Puzzle Effect, 1stBank Center
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Puzzle Effect ©
Puzzle Effect
Standley Lake Regional Park ©
Standley Lake Regional Park
1stBank Center ©
1stBank Center

1
night
Centennial

Centennial
The City of Centennial is a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Snobahn.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Centennial online holiday planner.

Getting from Westminster to Centennial by car takes about an hour. In October in Centennial, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fruita.

Things to do in Centennial

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

3
nights
Fruita

Fruita ©
The City of Fruita is a Home Rule Municipality located in western Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace and then hike along Double Arch.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fruita road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Centennial to Fruita with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fruita

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Colorado National Monument, Meadery of the Rockies
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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