4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  2 h 45 min
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Estes Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Salt Lake City

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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 12th (Fri): explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, thenstep into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online road trip planner.

Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs Incline, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Glen Eyrie Castle ©
Glen Eyrie Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, thenexplore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denver vacation tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, thentrek along Cub Lake Trail, thentrek along Emerald Lake Trail, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Estes Park, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Alberta Falls ©
Alberta Falls
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

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