5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Estes Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
New York City

1
day
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stop by F.M. Light & Sons and then stop by Off the Beaten Path Bookstore.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary builder .

New York City to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Steamboat Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 45°F and 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

#Spas, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Old Town Hot Springs ©
Old Town Hot Springs
F.M. Light & Sons ©
F.M. Light & Sons
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore ©
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Glen Haven General Store and then kick back and relax at The Beach at Grand Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): look for gifts at Scot's Sporting Goods, stop by Laura's Fine Candy, then stop by Purple Mountain Taffy Company, then stop by Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, and finally view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park online route planner .

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Estes Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, expect Estes Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 60°F and 28°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Glen Haven General Store, The Beach at Grand Lake
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The Beach at Grand Lake ©
The Beach at Grand Lake
Laura's Fine Candy ©
Laura's Fine Candy
Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures ©

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