5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  8​h
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Crested Butte
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
Denver
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Newark

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Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. On the 18th (Sun), see a world frozen in time at Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Snowmass Village trip itinerary builder site .

Newark to Snowmass Village is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Snowmass Village due to the time zone difference. In February, Snowmass Village is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 34°F and lows of 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Crested Butte.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

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Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

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Crested Butte

Crested Butte ©
Crested Butte is a home rule municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. On the 20th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Crested Butte trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Snowmass Village to Crested Butte takes 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Snowmass Village in February: high temperatures in Crested Butte hover around 29°F and lows are around 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Crested Butte

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Winter Sports
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Crested Butte Mountain Resort ©
Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Crested Butte to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Traveling from Crested Butte in February, expect Colorado Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 46°F and 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun ©

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Denver

Denver ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take a stroll through 16th Street Mall and then steep yourself in history at Union Station, Denver, CO.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Denver route planner.

Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Denver sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
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Union Station ©
Union Station

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