6 days in Denver Area & Colorado Springs Itinerary

6 days in Denver Area & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Cincinnati

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hotel de Paris Museum and 16th Street Mall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Olde Town Arvada and Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Georgetown Firefighting Museum (in Georgetown), Easy Street Casino (in Central City) and Argo Mill and Tunnel (in Idaho Springs). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum.

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Cincinnati to Denver is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Denver, with lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arvada, Georgetown, Easy Street Casino, Argo Mill and Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Hotel de Paris Museum ©
Hotel de Paris Museum
Historic Olde Town Arvada ©
Historic Olde Town Arvada
Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities ©
Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rosemount Museum and Penrose Heritage Museum. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Pueblo to see Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and enjoy some music at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pueblo, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Highlights from your plan
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Rosemount Museum ©
Rosemount Museum
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

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