60 days in Colorado & East Thetford Itinerary

60 days in Colorado & East Thetford Itinerary

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Fort Collins
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Estes Park
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Denver
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Colorado Springs
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Steamboat Springs
— 7 nights
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Vail
— 6 nights
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Aspen
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Durango
— 8 nights
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East Thetford
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Fort Collins

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Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Explore Fort Collins' surroundings by going to Loveland (Lucky Three Ranch & Grimm Brothers Brewhouse), Liberty Firearms Institute (in Johnstown) and Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum (in Hurrich). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Benson Park Sculpture Garden, see the interesting displays at Colorado Model Railroad Museum, and hike along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins trip itinerary planner.

Plattsburgh to Fort Collins is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Plattsburgh to Fort Collins, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Plattsburgh in January, with highs in Fort Collins at 42°F and lows at 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Estes Park.

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Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Get out of town with these interesting Estes Park side-trips: Rocky Mountain National Park (Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill, Trail Ridge Road, &more) and Grand Lake (Kauffman House Museum & Grand Lake Nordic Center). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park, trek along Emerald Lake Trail, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dancing Pines Distillery.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Estes Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fort Collins to Estes Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Fort Collins in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Estes Park, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Denver.

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Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Denver

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Mile-High City

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Boulder (Flatirons, Pearl Street Mall, &more), Colorado Adventure Park (in Fraser) and Rabbit Hole Recreation Services - Escape Rooms (in Louisville). The adventure continues: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, catch some excitement at Carousel of Happiness, and take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Denver are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

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Colorado Springs

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Pueblo (Center for American Values & Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum), Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (in Cripple Creek) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle, and make a trip to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Steamboat Springs.

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Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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Steamboat Springs

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Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Steamboat Springs: Clark (Pearl Lake State Park & Del's Triangle 3 Ranch) and Craig (Wyman Living History Museum & Museum of Northwest Colorado). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, stroll through Mount Werner, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Steamboat Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in February: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 35°F and lows are around 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vail.

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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

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Vail

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Western White House of President Gerald Ford

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Frisco (Frisco Escape Room & Frisco Adventure Park), Breckenridge (Breckenridge Nordic Center, French Gulch, &more) and Ski Cooper (in Leadville). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort, ski along the peaceful trails at Beaver Creek Nordic Center, stroll through Copper Mountain, and take a pleasant ride with Sage Outdoor Adventures.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vail online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Vail takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in February: highs in Vail hover around 26°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aspen.

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Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails

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Aspen

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Rocky Mountain High

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Aspen side-trips: Glenwood Springs (Thermal Spas & Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park). On the 22nd (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspen Snowmass, deepen your understanding at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, walk around The John Denver Sanctuary, and take in the awesome beauty at Aspen Mountain / Ajax.

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You can drive from Vail to Aspen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vail in February, expect nights in Aspen to be about the same, around 14°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

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Durango

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Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durango: Silverton (Silverton Powdercats, Kendall Mountain, &more), Ouray (Ouray Alchemist Museum, Yankee Girl Mine, &more) and Pagosa Springs (Wolf Creek Ski Resort, Two Old Crows, &more). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at The Snowbike Experience, admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls, trot along with a tour on horseback, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Purgatory Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Durango trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Aspen to Durango in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in February, you will find days in Durango are a bit warmer (45°F), and nights are about the same (18°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to East Thetford.

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East Thetford

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Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): experience rural life at Cedar Circle Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Morrill Homestead and then make a trip to Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our East Thetford day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durango to East Thetford. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durango to East Thetford. While traveling from Durango, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in East Thetford, ranging from highs of 40°F to lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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