7 days in Carbondale & Breckenridge Itinerary

7 days in Carbondale & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Carbondale
— 2 nights
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Breckenridge
— 4 nights
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Carbondale

— 2 nights
The Town of Carbondale is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Penny Hot Springs to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then hike along Hanging Lake Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Penny Hot Springs.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Carbondale trip itinerary maker site.

Denver to Carbondale is an approximately 3-hour car ride. While traveling from Denver, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Carbondale, ranging from highs of 38°F to lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Carbondale

Parks · Nature · Spas · Trails

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Breckenridge

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Breckenridge's surroundings by going to Independence Pass (in Aspen) and Vail (Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame, Vail Mountain Resort, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Main Street, explore and take pictures at Boreas Pass Road, fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports, and steep yourself in history at High Line Railroad Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge trip planning website.

Getting from Carbondale to Breckenridge by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips