8 days in Denver & Austin Itinerary

8 days in Denver & Austin Itinerary

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Denver
— 4 nights
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Austin
— 3 nights

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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.
Step out of Denver to go to Boulder and see Colorado Chautauqua: Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, stop by Dardano's Shoes, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Denver trip site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Denver. In December in Denver, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: San Antonio (The Alamo & The San Antonio River Walk). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Austin vacation planner.

Getting from Denver to Austin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Austin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in December; daily highs in Austin reach 64°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Side Trip

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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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