10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Buena Vista
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Buena Vista

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

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Buena Vista trip maker site .

Bengaluru, India to Buena Vista is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Buena Vista due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in October; daily highs in Buena Vista reach 19°C and lows reach 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.
Get outdoors at White River National Forest and Maroon Bells. Explore Aspen's surroundings by going to Glenwood Springs (River Rafting & Tubing & Hanging Lake Trail). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Independence Pass.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aspen trip site .

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Aspen can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive 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): take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, and then grab your bike and head to Steamboat Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Thunderhead Hiking Trail, stop by F.M. Light & Sons, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.

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Drive from Aspen to Steamboat Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Steamboat Springs can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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, explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In October, Rocky Mountain National Park is a bit warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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