9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fayetteville
Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Copper Mountain
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  12 h 45 min
End: Fayetteville

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glen Eyrie Castle, Red Rock Canyon Open Space and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner.

Fayetteville to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Fayetteville to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fayetteville in March, plan for little chillier nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copper Mountain.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

1
night
Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain ©
On the 24th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Copper Mountain.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Copper Mountain trip app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Copper Mountain takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, expect nights in Copper Mountain to be a bit cooler, around 19°F, while days are colder, around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Copper Mountain

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hike along Emerald Lake Trail, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then see Off-Road Tours. On your second day here, trek along Tundra Communities Trail, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, and finally explore the activities along Bear Lake.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park visit planner.

Drive from Copper Mountain to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Copper Mountain in March, you will find days in Rocky Mountain National Park are much warmer (61°F), and nights are a bit warmer (29°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Boulder.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Estes Park
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Off-Road Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Spas

2
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along Flatirons, stroll around Colorado Chautauqua: Park, then view the masterpieces at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery, and finally browse the different shops at Pearl Street Mall.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Boulder planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Boulder in 1.5 hours. In March in Boulder, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 33°F at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Shopping
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Colorado Chautauqua: Park ©
Colorado Chautauqua: Park

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