3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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3 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— Few hours
bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  10​h
End: Boston

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 12th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Steamboat Art Company and then get your game on at The Crooked Key.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs road trip planner.

Boston to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Steamboat Springs is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Boston in April since evenings lows in Steamboat Springs dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Fun & Games Shopping Museums
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The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key
Steamboat Art Company ©
Steamboat Art Company

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): hit the slopes at Copper Mountain and then get engrossed in the history at Breckenridge Welcome Center.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Steamboat Springs in April; daily highs in Breckenridge reach 35°F and lows reach 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Copper Mountain
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Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain
Breckenridge Welcome Center ©
Breckenridge Welcome Center

1
night
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. To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pagosa Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Pagosa Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Breckenridge in April, you will find days in Pagosa Springs are much hotter (57°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (29°F). On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Classes Shopping
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The Choke Cherry Tree ©
The Choke Cherry Tree

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