7 days in Buena Vista & Breckenridge Itinerary

7 days in Buena Vista & Breckenridge Itinerary

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7 days in Buena Vista & Breckenridge Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Breckenridge
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
Buena Vista

Buena Vista ©
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Buena Vista online route planner .

New York City to Buena Vista is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Buena Vista due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Buena Vista are a bit cooler (80°F), and nights are colder (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

St. Elmo
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St. Elmo ©
St. Elmo

5
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.
Get outdoors at Vail Recreation Path and St Mary's Glacier. Step off the beaten path and head to Dillon Reservoir and McCullough Gulch. Explore Breckenridge's surroundings by going to Pearl Street Mall (in Boulder), South Park City Museum (in Fairplay) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Booth Falls Trail, look for gifts at Alpine Sports, fly down the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Outlets at Silverthorne.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Buena Vista to Breckenridge in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Buena Vista in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Breckenridge, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Vail, Dillon Reservoir, South Park City Museum, Outlets at Silverthorne
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St Mary's Glacier ©
St Mary's Glacier
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park

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