11 days in Colorado Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
3
Antonito
— 2 nights
4
Buena Vista
— 3 nights

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steamboat Gondola as well as Yampa River Botanic Park. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, make a trip to Cowboys & Indians Jewelry, and then admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Steamboat Lake State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church, and then hike along Yampa River Core Trail.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip planner.

Denver to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Steamboat Springs is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Steamboat Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Lake State Park ©
Steamboat Lake State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail

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.
You've now added Maroon Lake Scenic Trail to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Roaring Fork Valley, explore the landscape on two wheels at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then have fun and explore at Glenwood Railroad Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Creek Road, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ashcroft Ghost Town.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Aspen using our trip planner.

Drive from Steamboat Springs to Aspen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Aspen sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Antonito.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Grottos Trail ©
Grottos Trail

2
nights
Antonito

Antonito ©
The Town of Antonito is a Statutory Town located in Conejos County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. On the 31st (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Cano's Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church, and then take a memorable tour with Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

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Traveling by car from Aspen to Antonito takes 5.5 hours. August in Antonito sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Antonito

Tours Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Mountainview Mall, Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad ©
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church ©
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church
Cano's Castle ©
Cano's Castle

3
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Browns Canyon Adventure Park to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vicksburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, thenmingle with the ghosts of the past at South Park City Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Elevation Beer Company.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Antonito to Buena Vista by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Elevation Beer Company, Temple Israel, Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery, South Park City Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Browns Canyon Adventure Park ©
Browns Canyon Adventure Park
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum

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