8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  25​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Porto Alegre

2
nights
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 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and finally get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs route builder tool .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Colorado Springs is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Colorado Springs is minus 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Porto Alegre in March, with highs in Colorado Springs at 15°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Downtown Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

1
night
Vail

Vail
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Vail Mountain Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vail online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Vail in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, expect nights in Vail to be little chillier, around -10°C, while days are cooler, around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Vail

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

2
nights
Aspen

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 20th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Aspen Highlands. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, and pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Vail to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vail in March, you will find days in Aspen are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Aspen Snowmass
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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