3 days in Colorado Springs, Denver & Aspen Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs, Denver & Aspen Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Denver
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs itinerary builder website.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in February, plan for slightly colder days in Colorado Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, thensteep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens.

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Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Denver can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at The John Denver Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buttermilk Mountain.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Aspen road trip app.

Traveling by train from Denver to Aspen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in February, expect Aspen to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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