60 days in Colorado Itinerary

60 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Fly to Durango La Plata County Airport, Drive to Pagosa Springs
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Pagosa Springs
— 4 nights
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Durango
— 5 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 4 nights
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Telluride
— 5 nights
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Ouray
— 5 nights
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Grand Junction
— 4 nights
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Steamboat Springs
— 5 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
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Breckenridge
— 5 nights
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Aspen
— 9 nights
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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Get some historical perspective at Bachelor Loop and Last Chance Mine. Step out of the city life by going to Piedra River Trail and Colorado Gators Reptile Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pagosa Springs: Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV (in Hooper) and North Clear Creek Falls (in Creede). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park, view the masterpieces at Fred Harman Art Museum, stroll through San Juan River Walk, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Pagosa Springs attractions planner.

Perth, Australia to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Perth to Pagosa Springs, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in November, things will get colder in Pagosa Springs: highs are around 11°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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Durango

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.
Popular historic sites such as Hovenweep National Monument and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Purgatory Resort and Animas River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durango: Cortez Cultural Center (in Cortez), Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton) and The Anasazi Heritage Center (in Dolores). The adventure continues: trek along Animas River Trail, view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery, examine the collection at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, and don't miss a visit to Toh-Atin Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Durango trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pagosa Springs to Durango takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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Scenic Drive
Million Dollar Highway
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mesa Verde National Park and Petroglyph Point Hike. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Spruce Tree House and Long House. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Farming Terraces, and delve into the distant past at Yucca House National Monument.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Durango to Mesa Verde National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Mesa Verde National Park are 15°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Telluride.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

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Spruce Tree House
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Long House
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Telluride

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tomboy and New Sheridan Hotel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bear Creek Falls and Jud Wiebe Trail. Take a break from Telluride with a short trip to Last Dollar Road in Ridgway, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, head outdoors with Telluride Outside, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil hike, and get engrossed in the history at Telluride Historical Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Telluride trip builder website.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Telluride in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in November, you will find days in Telluride are slightly colder (8°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

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Bear Creek Falls
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Off-Road Tours
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Telluride Outside
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Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Visiting Yankee Boy Basin and Perimeter Trail will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of the Mountain West and Animas Forks. Explore Ouray's surroundings by going to Gunnison National Forest (in Gunnison), San Juan County Historical Society (in Silverton) and Ute Indian Museum (in Montrose). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, don't miss a visit to Idarado Mine, and trek along Cascade Falls Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Ouray online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Telluride to Ouray takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Yankee Boy Basin
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Cascade Falls Park
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Grand Junction

The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Downtown Grand Junction and Hermosa Vineyards. Get in touch with nature at Grand Mesa and James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park. Go for a jaunt from Grand Junction to Gateway to see Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, do a tasting at Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room, and make a trip to The Blue Pig Gallery.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip builder website.

Getting from Ouray to Grand Junction by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ouray in November, you will find days in Grand Junction are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Grand Mesa
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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Get some cultural insight at Tread of Pioneers Museum and Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Steamboat Springs: Grand Lake (The Beach at Grand Lake & Spas) and Steamboat Lake State Park (in Clark). There's lots more to do: trek along Yampa River Core Trail, admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park, stop by F.M. Light & Sons, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Grand Junction to Steamboat Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Junction in November; daily highs in Steamboat Springs reach 7°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Chapel on the Rock and Wild Basin Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like Emerald Lake Trail and Alluvial Fan. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lily Lake, get great views at Milner Pass, cruise along Old Fall River Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cub Lake Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in December, expect Rocky Mountain National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Alluvial Fan ©
Must see
Alluvial Fan
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Old Fall River Road ©
Scenic Drive
Old Fall River Road
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Manitou Springs Incline and Evergreen Lake. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Colorado Prisons and Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey (in Canon City), Pueblo (Rosemount Museum & Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo) and Roxborough State Park (in Littleton). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, and walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planning website.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Breckenridge

Colorado's Kingdom

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.
You'll explore and learn at Argo Mill and Tunnel and National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum. Get some cultural insight at Frisco Historic Park and Museum and Barney Ford Victorian House. Change things up with these side-trips from Breckenridge: Guanella Pass (in Georgetown), Vail (Booth Falls Trail, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more) and Keystone (Loveland Pass & Arapahoe Basin). And it doesn't end there: hike along McCullough Gulch, take a memorable drive along Boreas Pass Road, sample the fine beverages at Breckenridge Distillery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Breckenridge trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in December, you will find days in Breckenridge are much colder (-4°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

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Highlights from your trip
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Guanella Pass
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Arapahoe Basin ©
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Arapahoe Basin
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Aspen

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.
Let the collections at Carbondale Public Art and Cooper Corner Gallery capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rocky Mountains and Aspen Mountain / Ajax. Explore Aspen's surroundings by going to Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs (in Redstone), Rifle Falls (in Rifle) and Glenwood Springs (Hanging Lake, Doc Holliday's Grave, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, trek along Crater Lake Trail, and grab your bike and head to Rio Grande Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aspen trip maker website.

Getting from Breckenridge to Aspen by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in December, expect nights in Aspen to be about the same, around -14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 1°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Rifle Falls ©
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Rifle Falls
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Rocky Mountains ©
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Rocky Mountains
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