6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Durango
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 24th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Estes Park online attractions planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Estes Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Estes Park: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Estes Park

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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night
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. On the 26th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then stop by Gene Taylor Sports.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Snowmass Village online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Snowmass Village takes 5 hours. Traveling from Estes Park in March, expect Snowmass Village to be slightly colder, temps between 48°F and 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Gene Taylor Sports ©
Gene Taylor Sports

1
night
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. On the 27th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Two Old Crows, look for gifts at Made in Colorado Shoppe, stop by Lantern Dancer, then shop like a local with Handcrafted Interiors Art Gallery, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at The Springs Resort & Spa.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Pagosa Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Snowmass Village to Pagosa Springs in 5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Shopping Museums Parks
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Made in Colorado Shoppe ©
Made in Colorado Shoppe
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

2
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Animas Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Purgatory Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Durango day trip planner .

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Winter Sports Outdoors Museums
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Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort
Animas Museum ©
Animas Museum
Toh-Atin Gallery ©
Toh-Atin Gallery

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