5 days in Denver, Aspen & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Denver, Aspen & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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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.
To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary builder app.

Dallas to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in February, you will find days in Denver are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are colder (°F). You'll set off for Aspen on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Windstar Land Conservancy.

To see maps and more tourist information, read Aspen trip builder.

You can fly from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Denver in February; daily highs in Aspen reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aspen Snowmass, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

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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 23rd (Sun): stroll around Garden of the Gods, thenexplore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer than Aspen - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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