6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Newark

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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.
On the 21st (Sun), stroll through Hanging Lake Trail.

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Newark to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Glenwood Springs. When traveling from Newark in April, plan for much colder days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 38°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Spas Nature
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Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire nature's extreme beauty at High Dune Trail and then hike along Mosca Pass Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glenwood Springs to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in April, you will find days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve are warmer (60°F), and nights are about the same (25°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Outdoors Trails Parks
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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 24th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in April, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Union Station, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Denver tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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