7 days in Boulder, Breckenridge & Trinidad Itinerary

7 days in Boulder, Breckenridge & Trinidad Itinerary

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7 days in Boulder, Breckenridge & Trinidad Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Boulder
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): browse the different shops at Pearl Street Mall and then browse the exhibits of Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Boulder online driving holiday planner .

Charlotte to Boulder is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Boulder due to the time zone difference. In June, Boulder is slightly colder than Charlotte - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Boulder

Wildlife Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©

2
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Frisco Historic Park and Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Breckenridge visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Boulder to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Boulder in June, plan for much colder days in Breckenridge, with highs around 60°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Museums

Side Trip

Frisco Historic Park and Museum
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Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

3
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. You'll explore and learn at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art and Corazon Gallery. Get outdoors at Philmont Scout Ranch and Trinidad Lake State Park. Step out of Trinidad to go to Capulin and see Capulin Volcano National Monument, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Most Holy Trinity Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company, and take in the awesome beauty at Simpson's Rest.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Trinidad online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Breckenridge to Trinidad in 4 hours. When traveling from Breckenridge in June, plan for much hotter days in Trinidad, with highs around 88°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Philmont Scout Ranch, Capulin Volcano National Monument
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Trinidad Lake State Park ©
Trinidad Lake State Park
Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Philmont Scout Ranch
Capulin Volcano National Monument ©
Capulin Volcano National Monument

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