14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
3
Pagosa Springs
— 2 nights
4
Durango
— 1 night
5
Ouray
— 2 nights
6
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
7
Aspen
— 3 nights

2
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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Explore hidden gems such as Howelsen Ice Complex and Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Yampa River Core Trail, hit the slopes at Howelsen Hill Ski Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs trip planner.

Columbus to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Columbus to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in November, things will get little chillier in Steamboat Springs: highs are around 43°F and lows about 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Howelsen Ice Complex ©
Howelsen Ice Complex
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll through Copper Mountain and then fly down the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, hone your skills at Stephen C. West Ice Arena, then take a memorable drive along Boreas Pass Road, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Breckenridge trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in November: highs in Breckenridge hover around 34°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Frisco Adventure Park, Copper Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain
Room Escape Games
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along San Juan River Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Piedra River Trail, and then take in the natural beauty of The Springs Resort & Spa.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pagosa Springs day trip planning site.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Pagosa Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in November: highs in Pagosa Springs hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk
Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort

1
night
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Honeyville, hit the slopes at Purgatory Resort, and then enjoy some diversion at Durango Community Recreation Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Durango trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Durango are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort
Durango Community Recreation Center ©
Durango Community Recreation Center
Honeyville ©
Honeyville

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, then explore the striking landscape at Yankee Boy Basin, and then examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum. Keep things going the next day: trek along Perimeter Trail and then trek along Cascade Falls Park.

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Traveling by car from Durango to Ouray takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Durango in November: highs in Ouray hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park

1
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Painted Wall, take in breathtaking views at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and then get great views at Warner Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park journey builder.

Traveling by car from Ouray to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Ouray in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rocky Mountains and Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at The John Denver Sanctuary, and fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Aspen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Aspen takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in November; daily highs in Aspen reach 47°F and lows reach 20°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 · Nature

Side Trips

Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, Aspen Snowmass, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

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