17 days in Burlington & Boulder Itinerary

17 days in Burlington & Boulder Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Boulder
— 12 nights
3
Boulder
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is a Home Rule Municipality and county seat of Kit Carson County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Old Town Museum and then examine the collection at Kit Carson County Carousel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip site.

Kansas City to Burlington is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kansas City to Burlington, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in September, Burlington is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. You will leave for Boulder on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Burlington

Museums
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Kit Carson County Carousel ©
Kit Carson County Carousel
Old Town Museum ©
Old Town Museum

12
nights
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.
Visit D'Barn Reception Hall and Mariano Medina's Grave for their historical value. Visiting Flatirons and Boulder Creek Path will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Boulder side-trips: Silver Vines Winery (in Arvada), Fort Collins (River Rafting & Tubing, Riverbend Ponds Natural Area, &more) and Golden (Golden History Museum & Park, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Benson Park Sculpture Garden, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Summit Lake Park, identify plant and animal life at Mount Sanitas Trail, and browse the different shops at Pearl Street Mall.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Boulder trip planner.

Drive from Burlington to Boulder in 3 hours. In September in Boulder, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Golden, Loveland, Longmont, Nederland
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
River Rafting & Tubing
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

3
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Flagstaff Mountain, view the masterpieces at The Old Gallery Allenspark, and then take in breathtaking views at Eldorado Canyon.

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

You'll set off for home on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins
Highlights from your plan
Flagstaff Mountain ©
Flagstaff Mountain
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

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