5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

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Glenwood Springs

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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 12th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Sunlight Mountain Resort, and then stroll the grounds of Linwood Cemetery.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs journey tool.

Austin to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in January, expect Glenwood Springs to be cooler, temps between 27°F and 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Mountain
Rocky Mountains
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Spa
Spas
4.5

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Peak 9, then stroll around Frisco Adventure Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue River Sports.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 25°F during the day and 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Spa
Spas
4.4
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Must see
Blue River Sports
4.7

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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, and then grab your bike and head to Steamboat Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Howelsen Hill Ski Area, and then steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and shuttle from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Breckenridge in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Steamboat Springs, with lows of 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Spas
4.8

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