Route & dates
6 days in Colorado Itinerary
Start: New York City
Bus + Fly + Taxi: 7h 30min
Glenwood Springs— 2 nights
Drive: 2h 45min
Steamboat Springs— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly + Bus: 6h 45min
End: New York City
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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.Kids will enjoy Sunlight Mountain Resort and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rock Gardens Rafting and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake and trek along Hanging Lake Trail.
To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs road trip planning app .
New York City to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Glenwood Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Glenwood Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Steamboat Springs.
Things to do in Glenwood Springs
Ski Town USA
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.On the 2nd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, then take in the waterfront at Rotary Park Boardwalk, and then look for gifts at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, then admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, and then hike along Yampa River Core Trail.
To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip planner.
Drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Steamboat Springs
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