5 days in Colorado Springs, Aspen & Breckenridge Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Springs, Aspen & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Shuttle to Denver International Airport, Fly to Santa Fe


Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see where the action happens at Olympic Training Center, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then walk around Garden of the Gods. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs vacation builder site.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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— 2 nights

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 23rd (Tue), pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Keep things going the next day: hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Aspen trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Colorado Springs to Aspen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in November, with highs in Aspen at 47°F and lows at 20°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors


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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.
On the 25th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Breckenridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Aspen, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Breckenridge, ranging from highs of 34°F to lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

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