5 days in Boulder, Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Boulder, Denver & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Drive:  1 h
1
Boulder
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Denver

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at CU Museum of Natural History, thenlook and learn at Fiske Planetarium, and then stroll through Mount Sanitas Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boulder trip planner.

Denver to Boulder is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Boulder

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Fiske Planetarium ©
Fiske Planetarium
CU Museum of Natural History ©
CU Museum of Natural History

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge, thenexamine the collection at Colorado Railroad Museum, and then engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denver holiday builder app.

Denver is just a short distance from Boulder. In March, daytime highs in Denver are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Denver

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Colorado Railroad Museum, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge
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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Colorado Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Railroad Museum

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then contemplate the long history of Old Homestead House Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip builder website.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, Old Homestead House Museum, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Glen Eyrie Castle ©
Glen Eyrie Castle

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