4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Vail
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night

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Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Vail Recreation Path, thentrek along Lily Pad Lake, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at Zip Adventures of Vail, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then hike along Booth Falls Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vail online trip itinerary planner.

Newport News to Vail is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Newport News in August, with highs in Vail at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Lily Pad Lake, Zip Adventures of Vail
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Lily Pad Lake ©
Lily Pad Lake
Zip Adventures of Vail ©
Zip Adventures of Vail
River Rafting & Tubing

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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 7th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, and finally explore the activities along Hanging Lake.

To plan Glenwood Springs vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Vail to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Glenwood Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Tours Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): hike along Yampa River Core Trail and then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola.

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

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, you will find days in Steamboat Springs are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail

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