11 days in Denver, Vail & Breckenridge Itinerary

11 days in Denver, Vail & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Denver
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Denver
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Vail
— 4 nights
Drive
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Breckenridge
— 3 nights
Drive
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Denver
— 3 nights
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Ontario

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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.
For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Denver journey planner.

Ontario to Denver is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ontario to Denver. In August, Denver is little chillier than Ontario - with highs of 85°F and lows of 58°F. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Vail.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Vail — 4 nights

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
You've added Doc Holliday's Grave, Hanging Lake, Hanging Lake Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vail road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Vail takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Denver in August, expect nights in Vail to be little chillier, around 46°F, while days are much colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports
Side Trip

Breckenridge — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Breck Bike Guides, Main Street, Breckenridge Welcome Center, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate South Park City Museum and Frisco Historic Park and Museum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Breckenridge trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Vail to Breckenridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Denver.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Denver — 3 nights

Your list of things to see and do now includes Cherry Creek State Park, Cherry Creek Trail, Lookout Mountain, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at 16th Street Mall and Denver Union Station.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver online trip builder.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in August: highs in Denver hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails
Side Trips