12 days in Winter Park, Steamboat Springs & Denver Itinerary

12 days in Winter Park, Steamboat Springs & Denver Itinerary

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12 days in Winter Park, Steamboat Springs & Denver Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Winter Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Belo Horizonte

3
nights
Winter Park

Winter Park ©
Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Winter Park: Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail), Breckenridge Ski Resort (in Breckenridge) and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park (in Estes Park). On the 11th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Winter Park Resort. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Trail Ridge Road and get great views at Milner Pass.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Winter Park online trip itinerary planner .

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Winter Park is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Winter Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Belo Horizonte in December: high temperatures in Winter Park hover around -9°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Winter Park

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Vail Mountain Resort, Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, Breckenridge Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort

5
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Steamboat Springs is known for nature, winter sports, fun & games, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, stop by Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, and have fun at The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.

To find out how to plan a trip to Steamboat Springs, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Winter Park to Steamboat Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Winter Park in December, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be about the same, around -15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Mount Werner ©
Mount Werner

1
night
Denver

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.
To find photos and tourist information, read our Denver travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Steamboat Springs to Denver in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in December: high temperatures in Denver hover around 7°C and lows are around -8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping

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