60 days in New York City & Colorado Itinerary

60 days in New York City & Colorado Itinerary

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60 days in New York City & Colorado Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— 12 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Beaver Creek
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
New Castle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Aspen
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Nederland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Greeley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Denver
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h
10
Colorado Springs
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

12
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

6
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Explore Steamboat Springs' surroundings by going to Clark (Elk River Guest Ranch & Steamboat Lake State Park) and Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge (in Walden). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Steamboat Powdercats, take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, stop by F.M. Light & Sons, and tee off at Haymaker Golf Course.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Steamboat Springs vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Steamboat Springs takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Steamboat Springs. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Steamboat Springs are slightly colder (-1°C), and nights are colder (-15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Beaver Creek.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Clark, Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Powdercats ©
Steamboat Powdercats
Mount Werner ©
Mount Werner
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort

4
nights
Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ©
Explore Beaver Creek's surroundings by going to Loveland Pass (in Keystone), Breckenridge (Vail Pass Path, Breckenridge Ski Resort, & more) and Frisco Adventure Park (in Frisco). On the 31st (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Ski Cooper.

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Drive from Steamboat Springs to Beaver Creek in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in December, expect nights in Beaver Creek to be about the same, around -13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to New Castle.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Frisco Adventure Park, South Park City Museum, Vail Mountain Resort, Loveland Pass
Highlights from your plan
Vail Valley Escape Room ©
Vail Valley Escape Room
Loveland Pass ©
Loveland Pass
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path

2
nights
New Castle

New Castle ©
The Town of New Castle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains and then test the waters at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): explore the activities along Hanging Lake, then stroll through Hanging Lake Trail, and then get lost in a book at New Castle Branch Library.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Castle attractions planner.

You can drive from Beaver Creek to New Castle in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in New Castle

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Glenwood Springs, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

7
nights
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.
On the 6th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Aspen Highlands. On the 8th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Aspen Mountain / Ajax. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, explore and take pictures at The John Denver Sanctuary, get lost in a book at Pitkin County Library, and fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspen online attractions planner .

Getting from New Castle to Aspen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Castle in January since evenings lows in Aspen dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Nederland.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snowmass Village
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

1
night
Nederland

Nederland ©
The Town of Nederland, locally known as "Ned", is a Statutory Town located near Barker Meadow Reservoir in the mountains of southwest Boulder County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Carousel of Happiness.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nederland trip planner .

Getting from Aspen to Nederland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in January: high temperatures in Nederland hover around 9°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Nederland

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness

8
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Estes Park (Earthwood Artisans & Purple Mountain Taffy Company) and The Beach at Grand Lake (in Grand Lake). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Bierstadt Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Longs Peak, and get great views at Milner Pass.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Nederland to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 10°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Greeley.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Estes Park, The Beach at Grand Lake
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

2
nights
Greeley

Greeley ©
The City of Greeley is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River, then examine the collection at Colorado Model Railroad Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing, explore the activities along North Lake Park, and then appreciate the history behind Chapungu Sculpture Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Greeley trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Greeley in 2 hours. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in January, things will get a bit cooler in Greeley: highs are around 5°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Greeley

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Loveland
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River

8
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs), Castlewood Canyon State Park (in Franktown) and Flatirons (in Boulder). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of History Colorado, Grant Humphreys Mansion, and ponder the world of politics at Colorado Governor's Mansion.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Getting from Greeley to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Greeley in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Denver, with lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Littleton, Summit Lake Park, Flatirons, Southlands, Belmar
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

6
nights
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.
Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Divide and see Mueller State Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon, and take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip site .

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs Incline, Mueller State Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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