4 days in Estes Park & Richmond Itinerary

4 days in Estes Park & Richmond Itinerary

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4 days in Estes Park & Richmond Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  6​h
1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Richmond
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Snowy Peaks Winery and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lily Lake. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sprague Lake, go for a walk through Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan, and look for gifts at Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park tour planner .

Dallas to Estes Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Estes Park hover around 91°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Estes Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Sprague Lake ©
Sprague Lake
Lily Lake ©
Lily Lake
Snowy Peaks Winery ©
Snowy Peaks Winery

few
hours
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 31st (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Tredegar Iron Works, take an in-depth tour of Virginia Holocaust Museum, then steep yourself in history at Edgar Allan Poe Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at St. John's Episcopal Church.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Richmond visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Estes Park to Richmond in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Richmond, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Virginia Holocaust Museum ©
Virginia Holocaust Museum
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Edgar Allan Poe Museum ©
Edgar Allan Poe Museum

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