4 days in Sulphur Springs & Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Sulphur Springs & Colorado Itinerary

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Sulphur Springs
— 1 day
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Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Estes Park
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Sulphur Springs

— 1 day
Sulphur Springs is a city in Hopkins County, Texas, in the United States. On the 18th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Hopkins County Courthouse, then don't miss a visit to Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at Leo St. Clair Music Box Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sulphur Springs travel planner.

Dallas to Sulphur Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Sulphur Springs can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Sulphur Springs

Museums

Estes Park

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an exotic tour of Estes Park Guided Tours and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Estes Park online journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sulphur Springs to Estes Park. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sulphur Springs to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sulphur Springs in December, you will find days in Estes Park are slightly colder (46°F), and nights are cooler (17°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Wildlife

Denver

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Denver online vacation builder.

Getting from Estes Park to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Denver, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
On the 21st (Mon), get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.