4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Austin
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Englewood
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Austin

1
night
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 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Cherry Creek State Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Denver travel route planner.

Austin to Denver is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Denver. In December, Denver is much colder than Austin - with highs of 43°F and lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Englewood.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cherry Creek State Park
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

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hours
Englewood

Englewood ©
The City of Englewood is a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. On the 8th (Sun), get outside with Broken Tee and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Great Frontier Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Englewood trip itinerary planning website.

Englewood is just a short distance from Denver. In December, daily temperatures in Englewood can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vail.

Things to do in Englewood

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Great Frontier Brewing Company
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Broken Tee ©
Broken Tee
Great Frontier Brewing Company ©
Great Frontier Brewing Company

1
night
Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
On the 8th (Sun), ski along the peaceful trails at Beaver Creek Nordic Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vail trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Englewood to Vail in 2 hours. Traveling from Englewood in December, expect nights in Vail to be about the same, around 14°F, while days are cooler, around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Beaver Creek Nordic Center
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Beaver Creek Nordic Center ©
Beaver Creek Nordic Center

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day
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 9th (Mon): hike along Palmer Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Vail to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Vail in December, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 18°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Spas Trails Neighborhoods
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Spas
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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