3 days in Denver & Aspen Itinerary

3 days in Denver & Aspen Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 1 day
2
Aspen
— 2 nights

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, thenget to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to 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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then explore and take pictures at Independence Pass.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspen online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Aspen, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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