4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Atlanta

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs trip itinerary builder .

Atlanta to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in August, plan for slightly colder days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 79°F, while nights are colder with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Nature Parks
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Sat), stroll through Hanging Lake Trail and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs online route planner .

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in August: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista sightseeing website .

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Buena Vista in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, expect nights in Buena Vista to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery ©
Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery

1
night
Colorado Springs

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pikes Peak.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip tool .

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buena Vista in August: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 83°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©

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