10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Buena Vista
— 1 day
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights

1
day
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 2nd (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista day trip planning website.

Bengaluru, India to Buena Vista is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Buena Vista. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in October: high temperatures in Buena Vista hover around 19°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa ©
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa

3
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.
Visiting White River National Forest and Hanging Lake Trail will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Aspen to Glenwood Springs to see River Rafting & Tubing about 56 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells and cruise along Independence Pass.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Aspen tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Aspen sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Glenwood Springs, White River National Forest
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
White River National Forest ©
White River National Forest
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, and then hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Thunderhead Hiking Trail, stop by F.M. Light & Sons, and then identify plant and animal life at Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs travel planner.

Getting from Aspen to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Steamboat Springs sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
F.M. Light & Sons ©
F.M. Light & Sons

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, then delve into the lush surroundings at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park online day trip planner.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, Rocky Mountain National Park is somewhat warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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