5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Vail
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. On the 19th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip maker.

Cincinnati to Aspen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and car. Traveling from Cincinnati to Aspen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Aspen when traveling from Cincinnati in February, with lows around 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vail.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Vail

Vail ©

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), hit the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area, then take a pleasant ride with Sage Outdoor Adventures, and then fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vail trip itinerary website.

Drive from Aspen to Vail in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Aspen, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vail, ranging from highs of 26°F to lows of 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

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Sage Outdoor Adventures ©
Sage Outdoor Adventures
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Getting from Vail to Denver by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vail in February, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°F and 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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