5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 27th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then trek along Yampa River Core Trail, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs online driving holiday planner.

Los Angeles to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Steamboat Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in Steamboat Springs at 59°F and lows at 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Spas · Parks · Trails
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at McCullough Gulch, and finally take a memorable drive along Boreas Pass Road.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Breckenridge driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and taxi from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in October, expect nights in Breckenridge to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Spas · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Spas

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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 29th (Thu), stroll through Grottos Trail, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, and then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs itinerary site.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Glenwood Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Glenwood Springs can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Palisade.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Grottos Trail ©
Grottos Trail
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains

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Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, do a tasting at Maison la Belle Vie Winery, then learn about winemaking at Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room, and finally learn about winemaking at Hermosa Vineyards.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Palisade online holiday builder.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Palisade by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glenwood Springs in October; daily highs in Palisade reach 67°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries
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Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room ©
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room
Maison la Belle Vie Winery ©
Maison la Belle Vie Winery
Hermosa Vineyards ©
Hermosa Vineyards

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