15 days in Colorado Itinerary

15 days in Colorado Itinerary

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15 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Aspen
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Pearl Street Mall or The Barn Antiques and Specialty Shops. Visiting Fossil Trace Golf Club and Denver Zoo will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Southlands (in Aurora) and Boulder (Dairy Arts Center, Humane Society of Boulder Valley, & more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, look for gifts at Belmar, and browse the different shops at Cherry Creek Shopping Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Denver is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Denver reach 14°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Boulder, The Barn Antiques and Specialty Shops, Southlands, Fossil Trace Golf Club, Belmar
Highlights from your plan
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Dream Lake, admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, then look for gifts at Earthwood Artisans, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Emerald Lake Trail, view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, stop by Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

Start your trip to Rocky Mountain National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Estes Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 13th (Tue), look for gifts at F.M. Light & Sons, stop by Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Tread of Pioneers Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Howelsen Ice Complex. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Steamboat Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Steamboat Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in November; daily highs in Steamboat Springs reach 7°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Yampa River Botanic Park ©
Yampa River Botanic Park

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Maroon Bells and Independence Pass. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aspen: Redstone Castle (in Redstone) and Thermal Spas (in Glenwood Springs). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Snowmass Sports, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum, and trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

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

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Aspen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Redstone Castle Tours, Thermal Spas, Snowmass Sports
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, then trek along Pikes Peak, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Old Colorado City Historic District. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods, then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip tool .

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in November, with highs in Colorado Springs at 15°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Arcade Amusements, Inc
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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