6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Snowmass Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 1st (Mon), hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Glenwood Springs route planner .

New York City to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Glenwood Springs is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Glenwood Springs reach 38°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn
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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

2
nights
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Buttermilk Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspen Highlands.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Snowmass Village trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Snowmass Village takes an hour. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Snowmass Village, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vail.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Aspen
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Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain

1
night
Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): hit the slopes at Vail Nordic Center and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vail Mountain Resort.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vail vacation planner .

You can drive from Snowmass Village to Vail in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Snowmass Village in April, with highs in Vail at 35°F and lows at 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Vail Nordic Center ©
Vail Nordic Center

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Steamboat Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Vail to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vail in April: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 52°F and lows are around 28°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort

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