7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5​h
1
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and then stroll through Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online route planner .

Atlanta to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Colorado Springs. In March, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler than Atlanta - with highs of 57°F and lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hit the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Frisco Historic Park and Museum, see the interesting displays at Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame, and then fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Breckenridge sightseeing app .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Colorado Springs in March, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 33°F by day to 19°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Vail, Frisco Historic Park and Museum
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Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

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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.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach at Grand Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, and then hike along Emerald Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallett Peak, then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and then get to know the fascinating history of Wild Basin Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park day trip planning site .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Breckenridge in March, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 29°F, while days are warmer, around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

The Beach at Grand Lake
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The Beach at Grand Lake ©
The Beach at Grand Lake
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo, and then get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Union Station.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip website .

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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