10 days in Breckenridge & Buena Vista Itinerary

10 days in Breckenridge & Buena Vista Itinerary

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10 days in Breckenridge & Buena Vista Itinerary

Start: Breckenridge
1
Breckenridge
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Buena Vista
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Breckenridge

6
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to South Park City Museum (in Fairplay), Temple Israel (in Leadville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Buena Vista). On the 16th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Keystone Ski Area. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Independence Pass, take a memorable drive along Boreas Pass Road, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge trip itinerary builder .

In July in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vail, Aspen, Temple Israel, Keystone Ski Area, South Park City Museum
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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path

3
nights
Buena Vista

Buena Vista ©
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. American Adventure Expeditions has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Independence Pass and then take a tour by water with American Adventure Expeditions. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pike National Forest.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Breckenridge to Buena Vista in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Buena Vista: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Independence Pass, Pike National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa ©
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
American Adventure Expeditions ©
American Adventure Expeditions
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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