5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly + Bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Memphis

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
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.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Linwood Cemetery and then admire the engineering at Rifle Gap State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Castle Creek Road and then ski along the peaceful trails at Beaver Creek Nordic Center.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs road trip website .

Memphis to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Glenwood Springs. Traveling from Memphis in March, things will get colder in Glenwood Springs: highs are around 35°F and lows about 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Castle Creek Road, Rifle Gap State Park, Beaver Creek Nordic Center
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Rifle Gap State Park ©
Rifle Gap State Park
Linwood Cemetery ©
Linwood Cemetery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Barney Ford Victorian House, fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports, steep yourself in history at High Line Railroad Park, then glide through natural beauty at Sally Barber Mine Trail, and finally stroll through Blue River Bikeway.

Make your Breckenridge itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. March in Breckenridge sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 19°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sally Barber Mine Trail
Highlights from your plan
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports
Barney Ford Victorian House ©
Barney Ford Victorian House
Sally Barber Mine Trail ©
Sally Barber Mine Trail

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 12th (Thu), stroll through Mount Werner, contemplate the long history of Tread of Pioneers Museum, then hit the slopes at Howelsen Hill Ski Area, and finally stroll through Steamboat Powdercats. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Northwest Colorado and then sample the tasty concoctions at Storm Peak Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Breckenridge in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Northwest Colorado
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Mount Werner ©
Mount Werner
Museum of Northwest Colorado ©
Museum of Northwest Colorado
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area

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