11 days in Colorado Itinerary

11 days in Colorado Itinerary

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11 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Antonito
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Buena Vista
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Denver

2
nights
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): hit the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, don't miss a visit to Cowboys & Indians Jewelry, and then fly down the slopes at Yampa River Botanic Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Steamboat Lake State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church, and then trek along Yampa River Core Trail.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary builder site .

Denver to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in August: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 79°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Aspen.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Steamboat Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Steamboat Lake State Park ©
Steamboat Lake State Park
Holy Name Catholic Church ©
Holy Name Catholic Church

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.
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the views at Roaring Fork Valley, then explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then have fun and explore at Glenwood Railroad Museum. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, then grab your bike and head to Castle Creek Road, and then see a world frozen in time at Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aspen road trip site .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Aspen in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Aspen can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
Highlights from your plan
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, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church, and then take a memorable tour with Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Antonito vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Antonito takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Browns Canyon Adventure Park. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Vicksburg. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then mingle 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 find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Aspen to Buena Vista in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Buena Vista can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Temple Israel, South Park City Museum, Elevation Beer Company, Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery
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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