4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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4 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Durango
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Winter Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

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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.
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Durango travel route builder tool .

San Antonio to Durango is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio to Durango, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Durango is colder than San Antonio - with highs of 45°F and lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Museums
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1
day
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 2nd (Sat): hike along Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs route maker website .

Drive from Durango to Glenwood Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Durango in February: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 29°F, while lows dip to 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Winter Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Outdoors Trails
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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
night
Winter Park

Winter Park ©
Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Winter Park Resort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Winter Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Winter Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Glenwood Springs in February, with highs in Winter Park at 18°F and lows at 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Winter Park

Nature Outdoors Parks
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Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort

1
night
Denver

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.
To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Winter Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Winter Park in February, plan for much hotter days in Denver, with highs around 45°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Nightlife Childrens Museums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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