5 days in Breckenridge & Steamboat Springs Itinerary

5 days in Breckenridge & Steamboat Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Breckenridge & Steamboat Springs Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  6​h 15​min
1
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
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 26th (Sat): get your bearings at Breckenridge Welcome Center. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Loveland Ski Area and then fly down the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Breckenridge online trip planner .

Los Angeles to Breckenridge is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Breckenridge to be much colder, temps between 44°F and 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Frisco Adventure Park, Loveland Ski Area, South Park City Museum
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Loveland Ski Area ©
Loveland Ski Area
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park

2
nights
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 29th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Routt National Forest and then hit the slopes at Steamboat Gondola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by F.M. Light & Sons, take an in-depth tour of Tread of Pioneers Museum, then hike along Yampa River Core Trail, and finally make a splash at Old Town Hot Springs.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. When traveling from Breckenridge in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Old Town Hot Springs ©
Old Town Hot Springs
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum
F.M. Light & Sons ©
F.M. Light & Sons

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