15 days in Colorado Itinerary

15 days in Colorado Itinerary

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15 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Aspen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Breckenridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Krakow

4
nights
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.
Visiting Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon will get you outdoors. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, examine the collection at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and appreciate the history behind Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner .

Krakow, Poland to Colorado Springs is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Krakow in February, you will find days in Colorado Springs are somewhat warmer (9°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Downtown Manitou Springs
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

4
nights
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 out of the city life by going to Aspen Snowmass and Aspen Highlands. On the 11th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Aspen Mountain / Ajax. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, admire the masterpieces at Aspen Art Museum, and pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Aspen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Colorado Springs in February, things will get slightly colder in Aspen: highs are around 1°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Aspen Snowmass
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Mountain / Ajax ©
Aspen Mountain / Ajax

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Vail Mountain Resort and Keystone Ski Area. On the 13th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Aspen to Breckenridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aspen in February: highs in Breckenridge hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Keystone Ski Area, Vail Mountain Resort
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Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Keystone Ski Area ©
Keystone Ski Area

2
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Evans and Denver Zoo. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Union Station, Denver, CO, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Denver day trip app .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Denver in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in February, plan for warmer days in Denver, with highs around 7°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Nature
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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