Route & dates
Fly: 10 h
Denver— 2 nights
Drive: 1 h 30 min
Estes Park— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 45 min
Colorado Springs— 3 nights
Fly: 15 h 15 min
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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.Museum-lovers will get to explore Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum and Black American West Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through LoDo, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, examine the collection at MCA Denver, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.
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London, UK to Denver is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Denver is minus 7 hours. When traveling from London in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.
Things to do in Denver
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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.You'll explore and learn at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum and Mountain Blown Glass. When in Estes Park, make a side trip to see Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, approximately Rocky Mountain National Park away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Estes Park Museum, see Backbone Adventures, see the interesting displays at Stanley Steam Car Museum, and hike along Upper Beaver Meadows Trailhead.
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Traveling by car from Denver to Estes Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Estes Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.
Things to do in Estes Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at Penrose Heritage Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Museum-lovers will appreciate ANA Money Museum and Michael Garman Museum & Gallery. The adventure continues: hike along Palmer Park, take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.
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Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.