4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Denver
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Golden
— 1 night

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes History Colorado Center. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at History Colorado Center and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Denver Firefighters Museum, see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Denver online trip builder.

New Orleans to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 43°F to lows of 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Clyfford Still Museum ©
Clyfford Still Museum
History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): trek along Emerald Lake Trail, stop by Eagle Plume Trading Post, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Wild Basin Area.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Golden.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Wild Basin Area ©
Wild Basin Area
Eagle Plume Trading Post ©
Eagle Plume Trading Post

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Golden

Golden ©

Lowell of the West

Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park, and then experience the excitement of Colorado Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Golden trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Golden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in December, Golden is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Golden

Museums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Colorado Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Railroad Museum
Golden History Museum & Park ©
Golden History Museum & Park

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