6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Steamboat Springs
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Glenwood Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + taxi:  4​h
End: Steamboat Springs

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adams Falls Trail. On the 11th (Sun), hike along Adams Falls Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Winter Park Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): trek along Emerald Lake Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and finally get great views at Farview Curve Overlook.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park online visit planner .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in November, expect Rocky Mountain National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 57°F and 27°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Adams Falls Trail ©
Adams Falls Trail

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pedego Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Springs Alpine Slide, Steamboat Zipline Adventures, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Steamboat Zipline Adventures, head outdoors with Pedego Steamboat Springs, have fun at Steamboat Springs Alpine Slide, take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, and finally look for gifts at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip itinerary site .

In November in Steamboat Springs, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 20°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Steamboat Zipline Adventures ©
Steamboat Zipline Adventures

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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 11th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Glenwood Railroad Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and then shop like a local with Cooper Corner Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in November, plan for little chillier days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 35°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, trek along Petroglyph Point Hike, and then explore the ancient world of Long House. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then make a trip to Park Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mesa Verde National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Mesa Verde National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip builder site .

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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