5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Austin
Fly + taxi:  4​h
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Frisco
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Austin

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 23rd (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Town Hot Springs and then hit the slopes at Yampa River Botanic Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip planner .

Austin to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Steamboat Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Austin in May: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 65°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Frisco.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Yampa River Botanic Park ©
Yampa River Botanic Park
Old Town Hot Springs ©
Old Town Hot Springs

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Frisco

The Town of Frisco is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Frisco road trip planner .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Frisco in 2 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in May: highs in Frisco hover around 42°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Frisco

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Aspen

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 25th (Sat), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then stroll through Aspen Snowmass.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Aspen trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Frisco to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Frisco in May, plan for much hotter days in Aspen, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

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Aspen Snowmass
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Aspen in May since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Manitou Springs Incline
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls

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