7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Larkspur
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
End: New York City

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night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

New York City to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of subway, train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Glenwood Springs is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 50°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Trails Outdoors Nature
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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

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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 31st (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan and then explore the activities along Lily Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Estes Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and car. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in July: highs in Estes Park hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan
Lily Lake ©
Lily Lake

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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 1st (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Denver online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Denver sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lookout Mountain
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Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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 2nd (Wed): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manitou Springs Incline. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs attractions planning tool.

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Larkspur.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Manitou Springs Incline
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Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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hours
Larkspur

Larkspur
Larkspur is a home rule municipality in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Larkspur trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Larkspur in an hour. In August, Larkspur is slightly colder than Colorado Springs - with highs of 77°F and lows of 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Larkspur

Golf Outdoors

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