6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Gainesville
Fly + taxi:  8​h
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
Denver
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
Gainesville

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip builder tool .

Gainesville to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Gainesville in December: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 28°F and lows are around 4°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Strawberry Park Hot Springs ©
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore ©
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): test the waters at a local thermal spa.

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Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°F in Glenwood Springs. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

#Spas
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Thermal Spas

2
days
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 24th (Mon): shop like a local with Pearl Street Mall, then get into the urban bustle at Dairy Arts Center, and then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some music at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, look for gifts at Tattered Cover Bookstore, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver online journey planner .

You can take a bus from Glenwood Springs to Denver in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 43°F to lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

#Shopping, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder
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Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Dairy Arts Center ©
Dairy Arts Center

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day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods and then see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

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Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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