6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  6​h
1
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Snowmass Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Austin

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles. On the 28th (Thu), get a taste of life in the country at T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles and then pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip builder .

Austin to Aspen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Aspen due to the time zone difference. In November, Aspen is much colder than Austin - with highs of 47°F and lows of 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles ©
T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles

2
nights
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aspen Snowmass. On the 30th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Krabloonik Dogsled Rides, then stroll through Aspen Snowmass, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snowmass Village Hiking Trails, and finally see the interesting displays at Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs, appreciate the views at Roaring Fork Valley, and then sample the fine beverages at Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Snowmass Village trip app .

Snowmass Village is very close to Aspen. November in Snowmass Village sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Roaring Fork Valley, Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs, Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn
Highlights from your plan
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs ©
Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs
Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center ©
Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Tundra Communities Trail, explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ouzel Falls, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wild Basin Area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park itinerary builder.

You can drive from Snowmass Village to Rocky Mountain National Park in 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Snowmass Village in December, with highs in Rocky Mountain National Park at 46°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Wild Basin Area ©
Wild Basin Area
Ouzel  Falls ©
Ouzel Falls

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For photos, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. December in Denver sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 19°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Golden History Museum & Park
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

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