5 days in Breckenridge, Estes Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

5 days in Breckenridge, Estes Park & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Breckenridge

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Main Street, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip site.

Austin to Breckenridge is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Breckenridge due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Austin in April, with highs in Breckenridge at 35°F and lows at 22°F. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Estes Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Spas · Winter Sports · Shopping · Parks

Estes Park

— 1 night
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 21st (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Estes Park day trip planner.

Drive from Breckenridge to Estes Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Breckenridge in April, plan for much warmer days in Estes Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums · Scenic Drive · Shopping · Spas

Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Scenic Drive · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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