6 days in Fort Collins & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

6 days in Fort Collins & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

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Fort Collins
— 1 night
Drive
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Grand Lake, CO, Bus to Denver International Airport, Fly to Des Moines

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Fort Collins

Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fort Collins trip maker tool.

Des Moines to Fort Collins is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Des Moines in June, expect little chillier with lows of 51°F in Fort Collins. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, take a memorable drive along Old Fall River Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake, and appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park day trip website.

Traveling by car from Fort Collins to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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