7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
3
Ouray
— 2 nights

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 6th (Mon), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take a peaceful walk through Routt National Forest.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip website.

Lubbock to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lubbock to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lubbock in July, you will find days in Steamboat Springs are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are cooler (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, then see the interesting displays at Frontier Historical Museum, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Glenwood Canyon ©
Glenwood Canyon
Spas

2
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ouray County Museum, don't miss a visit to Yankee Girl Mine, then hike along Baby Bath Tubs Trail, and finally trek along Bear Creek National Recreation Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, then see Off-Road Tours, and then identify plant and animal life at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ouray trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Ouray in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in July: highs in Ouray hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Bear Creek Falls, Dennis Weaver Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Ouray County Museum ©
Ouray County Museum
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park ©
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls

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