3 days in Colorado Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
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Glenwood Springs
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Breckenridge
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Steamboat Springs

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Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, stroll through Yampa River Core Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs road trip planning site.

San Antonio to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in December: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 29°F and lows are around 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Spas · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Historic Site
Tread of Pioneers Museum
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Spa
Spas
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): hit the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip planner.

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. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Glenwood Springs, with lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Spas · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Mountain
Rocky Mountains
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

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 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue River Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Breckenridge vacation builder website.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 25°F during the day and 14°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Spas · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Ski Area
Blue River Sports
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Spa
Spas
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