6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Houston

1
night
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 17th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and then go for a walk through Pikes Peak.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site .

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. In February, Colorado Springs is cooler than Houston - with highs of 46°F and lows of 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then ponder the world of politics at Colorado Governor's Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver route planner.

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Denver

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hike along Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Denver to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Denver in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 29°F by day to 17°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

#Spas, #Trails, #Parks
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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
night
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. On the 22nd (Fri), hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Snowmass Village trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Snowmass Village takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in February: highs in Snowmass Village hover around 39°F, while lows dip to 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

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