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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): test the waters at a local thermal spa, stroll through Hanging Lake Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Penny Hot Springs.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Carbondale tour planning app.

Denver to Carbondale is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Denver in May, expect nights in Carbondale to be a bit cooler, around 33°F, while days are much colder, around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.
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Breckenridge — 4 nights

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 lots more to do: make a trip to Main Street, stop by The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge, cruise along Boreas Pass Road, and glide through natural beauty at Breckenridge Nordic Center.

Plan a trip to Breckenridge easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Carbondale to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Carbondale in June, expect nights in Breckenridge to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are slightly colder, around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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