16 days in Winterset, Lamoni & Colorado Itinerary

16 days in Winterset, Lamoni & Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Winterset
— Few hours
2
Lamoni
— 1 night
3
Denver
— 2 nights
4
Idaho Springs
— 1 day
5
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 11 nights
6
Denver
— 1 night

few
hours
Winterset

Winterset ©
Winterset is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. John Wayne Birthplace & Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, thensnap pictures at Holliwell Bridge, and then snap pictures at Imes Covered Bridge.

Plan my day in Winterset using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Chicago to Winterset is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Lamoni.

Things to do in Winterset

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imes Covered Bridge
Highlights from your plan
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum ©
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
Holliwell Bridge ©
Holliwell Bridge
Imes Covered Bridge ©
Imes Covered Bridge

1
night
Lamoni

Lamoni ©
Lamoni is a city in Decatur County, Iowa, United States. You've now added Amish Country Store to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), look for gifts at Amish Country Store.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lamoni trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Winterset to Lamoni in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Lamoni

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Amish Country Store ©
Amish Country Store

2
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.
You've now added Clear Creek Rafting Company to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Clear Creek Rafting Company.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Denver trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lamoni to Denver. Traveling from Lamoni to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lamoni in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Denver, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Clear Creek Rafting Company
Highlights from your plan
Clear Creek Rafting Company ©
Clear Creek Rafting Company

1
day
Idaho Springs

Idaho Springs ©
The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, explore the landscape on two wheels at St Mary's Alice, and then see the interesting displays at Argo Mill and Tunnel.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Idaho Springs trip builder site.

Drive from Denver to Idaho Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Idaho Springs reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

St Mary's Alice, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel

11
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gem Lake, Trail Ridge Road, Mt Ida Trail, and other attractions. Family-friendly places like Emerald Lake Trail and Alluvial Fan will thrill your kids. Appreciate the collections at High Line Railroad Park and Eagle Plume Trading Post. Step out of Rocky Mountain National Park with an excursion to Epic Discovery at Breck in Breckenridge--about 3 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Adams Falls Trail, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Idaho Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Idaho Springs in July, plan for warmer days in Rocky Mountain National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Hanging Lake Trail
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan
Adams Falls Trail ©
Adams Falls Trail

1
night
Denver

Denver
For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

Similar Plans

20 days in Colorado, Oregon & Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 32 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM IRAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Colorado, New Mexico & Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans