14 days in Washington DC & Northwest Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Washington DC & Northwest Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly
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Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glenwood Springs
— 4 nights
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Washington DC

— 6 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Soldiers' National Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more) and Baltimore (Historic Ships in Baltimore, Horseshoe Casino, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC route planner.

Washington to Washington DC is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Steamboat Springs

— 3 nights

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Go for a jaunt from Steamboat Springs to Craig to see Museum of Northwest Colorado about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, push the limits with an extreme tour, and make a trip to Cowboys & Indians Jewelry.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Steamboat Springs online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Steamboat Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs

— 4 nights
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Glenwood Springs side-trips: Aspen (The John Denver Sanctuary & Independence Pass). There's much more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Rocky Mountains, and hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips