6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Ouray
— 2 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Museum of the Mountain West and San Juan County Historical Society are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Ouray Alchemist Museum and Ute Indian Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Bear Creek Falls in Telluride (about 58 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, trek along Perimeter Trail, and stroll through Yankee Boy Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ouray sightseeing planner.

Atlanta to Ouray is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in October, you will find days in Ouray are colder (56°F), and nights are a bit cooler (37°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Ouray

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum
Museum of the Mountain West ©
Museum of the Mountain West
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park ©
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

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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 18th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ouray to Glenwood Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ouray in October; daily highs in Glenwood Springs reach 47°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Nature · Parks · Spas · Trails

Side Trip

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Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Thermal 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll through McCullough Gulch, and finally take a memorable drive along Boreas Pass Road.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Breckenridge trip planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Spas
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Spas

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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 20th (Tue), push the limits with an extreme tour, then stroll through Yampa River Core Trail, and then browse the collection at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs journey app.

Do a combination of taxi and shuttle from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Breckenridge in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum

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