28 days in Colorado Itinerary

28 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 4 nights
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Breckenridge
— 4 nights
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Estes Park
— 4 nights
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Durango
— 4 nights

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Steamboat Springs

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 Kremmling to see River Rafting & Tubing about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and put a fun spin on your tour with The Crooked Key.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs day trip planner.

Detroit to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Detroit to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 42°F in Steamboat Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
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 (Maroon Bells, Pitkin County Library, &more). There's much more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs trip planning tool.

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in June, plan for little chillier days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Aspen, Rocky Mountains
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Breckenridge: River Rafting & Tubing (in Buena Vista), Temple Israel (in Leadville) and South Park City Museum (in Fairplay). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Independence Pass, make a trip to Main Street, take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Vail Recreation Path.

Plan a Breckenridge trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Breckenridge, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Independence Pass, Temple Israel, Vail Recreation Path, South Park City Museum
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River Rafting & Tubing
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing Company & River Rafting & Tubing) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, get engrossed in the history at Estes Park Museum, view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and look for gifts at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Estes Park online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Estes Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in June: highs in Estes Park hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Denver to Idaho Springs to see River Rafting & Tubing about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see where the action happens at Coors Field, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Denver road trip app.

You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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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.
When in Colorado Springs, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City, approximately Canon City away. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip website.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durango: Mesa Verde National Park (Long House, Cliff Palace, &more), Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton) and Ouray Alchemist Museum (in Ouray). There's more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango.

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You can drive from Colorado Springs to Durango in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in June since evenings lows in Durango dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Million Dollar Highway, Ouray Alchemist Museum
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
River Rafting & Tubing
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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