15 days in Colorado Itinerary

15 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Aspen
— 1 night
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Mosca
— 3 nights
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Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aspen attractions planner.

Washington DC to Aspen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for slightly colder days in Aspen, with highs around 53°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mosca.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Mosca

Mosca ©
Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge and Colorado Gators Reptile Park. Escape the urban bustle at High Dune Trail and Rio Grande National Forest. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring the stark beauty of Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mosca trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Mosca takes 5 hours. When traveling from Aspen in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mosca, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Mosca

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge ©
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Colorado Gators Reptile Park ©
Colorado Gators Reptile 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. Take a break from the city and head to Piedra River Trail and San Juan River Walk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Handcrafted Interiors Art Gallery and Two Old Crows. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park and admire the sheer force of Treasure Falls.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs visit planner.

Drive from Mosca to Pagosa Springs in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

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

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 16th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Anasazi Heritage Center, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Spruce Canyon Trail, hike along Petroglyph Point Hike, and then make a trip to Park Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Mesa Verde National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Pagosa Springs in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Anasazi Heritage Center
The Anasazi Heritage Center
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. On the next day, explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline and then stroll around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

Planning Colorado Springs trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Colorado Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in April, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are little chillier, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook and then stroll through Hallett Peak.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): trek along Yampa River Core Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary app.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in April, things will get little chillier in Steamboat Springs: highs are around 52°F and lows about 28°F. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail

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