6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Aspen
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

For maps and more tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip builder site .

New Orleans to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Orleans in February, with highs in Steamboat Springs at 35°F and lows at 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Strawberry Park Hot Springs ©
Strawberry Park Hot Springs

1
night
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
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 24th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Copper Mountain and then hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Breckenridge tour builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 26°F by day to 15°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Frisco Adventure Park, Copper Mountain
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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
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.
Visiting Buttermilk Mountain and Gene Taylor Sports will get you outdoors. On the 26th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Aspen Mountain / Ajax. There's more to do: stroll through Aspen Snowmass.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aspen online journey planner .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Aspen in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in February: highs in Aspen hover around 39°F, while lows dip to 14°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Snowmass Village
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Gene Taylor Sports ©
Gene Taylor Sports

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