10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: San Antonio

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.
You've now added Coors Brewery to your itinerary. There's more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour and indulge your taste buds at The Source.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary builder website .

San Antonio to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Denver is minus 1 hour. In October, Denver is cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 67°F and lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Coors Brewery
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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Coors Brewery ©
Coors Brewery

2
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vail Mountain Resort and then make a trip to Main Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Loveland Pass.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Denver to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Denver in October, you will find days in Breckenridge are much colder (47°F), and nights are a bit cooler (32°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Loveland Pass, Vail Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Loveland Pass ©
Loveland Pass

4
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cave of the Winds Mountain Park as well as Pikes Peak. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Falls, and stop by Downtown Manitou Springs.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner .

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in October: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 67°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

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