18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 2 nights
Drive
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Winter Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Copper Mountain
— 3 nights
Drive
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Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aspen
— 6 nights
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Denver
— Few hours
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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
On the 25th (Fri), look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Denver visit site.

Seattle to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Denver. Expect little chillier evenings in Denver when traveling from Seattle in December, with lows around 19°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Winter Park.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your trip
Denver Art Museum ©
Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
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1
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Winter Park

Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Coca-Cola Tubing Hill, ski along the peaceful trails at Devil's Thumb Ranch Cross Country Skiing, then stroll through Granby Ranch, and finally take a memorable tour with Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Fraser Tubing Hill, then get in on the family fun at Colorado Adventure Park, then do a tasting at Winter Park Winery, and finally hit the slopes at Winter Park Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Winter Park online vacation maker.

Drive from Denver to Winter Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in December, you will find days in Winter Park are colder (17°F), and nights are little chillier (6°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Winter Park

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park
4.7
Granby Ranch ©
Ski Area
Granby Ranch
4.2

2
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Keystone

Keystone is a census-designated place (CDP) in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Keystone Ski Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Arapahoe Basin.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Keystone trip planner.

Drive from Winter Park to Keystone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. December in Keystone sees daily highs of 17°F and lows of 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Copper Mountain.

Things to do in Keystone

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Keystone Ski Area ©
Ski Area
Keystone Ski Area
4.1
Arapahoe Basin ©
Ski Area
Arapahoe Basin
4.5

3
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Copper Mountain

Get outdoors at Copper Mountain and Montgomery Reservoir. Step out of Copper Mountain with an excursion to Mt democrat alma colorado in Alma--about 44 minutes away.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Copper Mountain travel route planner.

You can drive from Keystone to Copper Mountain in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Keystone in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Copper Mountain: highs are around 25°F and lows about 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Copper Mountain

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Copper Mountain ©
Ski Area
Copper Mountain
4.4
Montgomery Reservoir ©
Wildlife Area
Montgomery Reservoir
4.8

3
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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Get outdoors at Steamboat Ski Resort and Yampa River Core Trail. Step out of Steamboat Springs to go to Clark and see Del's Triangle 3 Ranch, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and stroll through Steamboat Powdercats.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Copper Mountain to Steamboat Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Copper Mountain in January, Steamboat Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Fish Creek Falls ©
Waterfall
Fish Creek Falls
4.8
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch ©
Horseback Riding Tour
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch
4.9

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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.
Visiting Aspen Mountain / Ajax and Aspen Carriage and Sleigh Day Tours will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Aspen: Glenwood Springs (Thermal Spas, Sunlight Mountain Resort, &more). On the 6th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass, stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, stop by Snowmass Sports, and gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen online trip planner.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Aspen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in January: highs in Aspen hover around 34°F, while lows dip to 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Aspen Snowmass ©
Ski Area
Aspen Snowmass
4.7

few
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Denver

Mile-High City

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Aspen to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Aspen in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Denver: highs are around 44°F and lows about 21°F. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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