6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly + Bus:  8 h
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Red Feather Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Denver
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Orlando, Florida

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night
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Estes Park online trip planner.

Orlando to Estes Park is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Estes Park. In December, Estes Park is cooler than Orlando - with highs of 46°F and lows of 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Red Feather Lakes.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Spas Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Spas

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night
Red Feather Lakes

Red Feather Lakes ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shambhala Mountain Center, play a few rounds at The Golf Club At Fox Acres, and then get great views at Deadman Lookout.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Red Feather Lakes tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Red Feather Lakes takes 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Estes Park in December: high temperatures in Red Feather Lakes hover around 34°F and lows are around 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Red Feather Lakes

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
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Shambhala Mountain Center ©
Shambhala Mountain Center
The Golf Club At Fox Acres ©
The Golf Club At Fox Acres

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Denver online road trip planner.

You can drive from Red Feather Lakes to Denver in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Red Feather Lakes in December: high temperatures in Denver hover around 43°F and lows are around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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nights
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 30th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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