5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs vacation tool.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in August, Colorado Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Climbing Tours

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), stop by Alpine Sports, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then take an in-depth tour of Frisco Historic Park and Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vail Recreation Path.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Breckenridge trip planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in August: highs in Breckenridge hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Frisco, Vail Recreation Path
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River Rafting & Tubing
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum
Alpine Sports ©
Alpine Sports

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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 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then trek along Yampa River Core Trail, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park and then stroll through Steamboat Gondola.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Steamboat Springs visit planner.

Drive from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Spas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail

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