5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Atlanta

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Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): fly down the slopes at Aspen Highlands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): stop by Snowmass Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspen Snowmass.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Snowmass Village trip builder website .

Atlanta to Snowmass Village is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Snowmass Village is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Atlanta in March, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Snowmass Village: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 21°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Aspen Highlands
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Snowmass Sports ©
Snowmass Sports

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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 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and then hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip builder tool .

You can drive from Snowmass Village to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Steamboat Springs are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Trails
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore ©
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, and then explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denver trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Steamboat Springs to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in April, things will get a bit warmer in Denver: highs are around 59°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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 4th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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