6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
3
Durango
— 2 nights

1
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.
On the 14th (Tue), cruise along Trail Ridge Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Tiny Town Miniature Golf, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Estes Park driving holiday planner.

Omaha to Estes Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Estes Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Omaha in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Estes Park, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

2
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 16th (Thu), meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Drive from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. When traveling from Estes Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

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nights
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thendon't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Durango driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Durango in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Durango can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Zipline

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