7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Miami
+4
train + bus + foot + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Durango
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Miami

1
night
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs online trip maker .

Miami to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 8-hour combination of train, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in January; daily highs in Steamboat Springs reach 27°F and lows reach 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spas

1
night
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 3rd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Peak 9, then hit the slopes at Blue River Sports, then hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Breckenridge itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in January, Breckenridge is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Frisco Adventure Park
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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Spas
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 4th (Sat), test the waters at a local thermal spa and then hit the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Glenwood Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Glenwood Springs are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Winter Sports Parks
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Thermal Spas

3
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Earthen Vessel Gallery and then hit the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Cortez Cultural Center, learn more about the world around you at The Anasazi Heritage Center, and then fly down the slopes at Purgatory Resort.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Durango trip planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Durango in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in January, expect nights in Durango to be slightly colder, around 10°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cortez Cultural Center, Wolf Creek Ski Resort, The Anasazi Heritage Center
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Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
The Anasazi Heritage Center ©
The Anasazi Heritage Center
Animas River Trail ©
Animas River Trail

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