8 days in Denver, Colorado Springs & Glenwood Springs Itinerary

8 days in Denver, Colorado Springs & Glenwood Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado tour itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Denver
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
3
Glenwood Springs
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13

1
night
Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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 day by day itinerary now includes Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Denver. In June in Denver, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

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.
Take a break from Colorado Springs with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Idaho Springs, about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

Plan a trip to Colorado Springs easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
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

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and then hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, Glenwood Springs is a bit cooler than Colorado Springs - with highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

Similar plans

9 days in Denver & Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 6 days in Denver & Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Colorado Springs, Canon City & Salida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Colorado Springs & Telluride & Mountain Village BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: April Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans