6 days in Black Hawk, Winter Park & Denver Itinerary

6 days in Black Hawk, Winter Park & Denver Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Black Hawk
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Winter Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Dallas

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Black Hawk

Black Hawk ©
The City of Black Hawk is a Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): try to win big at Sasquatch Casino and then try your luck at Golden Mardi Gras Casino.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Black Hawk holiday builder tool.

Dallas to Black Hawk is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dallas to Black Hawk, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in Black Hawk reach 17°F and lows reach 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Winter Park.

Things to do in Black Hawk

Fun & Games Casinos
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Sasquatch Casino ©
Sasquatch Casino
Golden Mardi Gras Casino ©
Golden Mardi Gras Casino

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nights
Winter Park

Winter Park ©
Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winter Park: Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, Spas, &more) and Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Winter Park Resort, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hideaway Park Brewery, and get lost in a book at Fraser Valley Library.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Winter Park road trip planning website.

Drive from Black Hawk to Winter Park in 1.5 hours. December in Winter Park sees daily highs of 17°F and lows of 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Winter Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Estes Park, Trail Ridge Road
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Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Fraser Valley Library ©
Fraser Valley Library

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and then take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Winter Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Winter Park in January, you will find days in Denver are warmer (44°F), and nights are a bit warmer (21°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Golden History Museum & Park
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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