7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
1
Breckenridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Breckenridge road trip planning app .

Fort Lauderdale to Breckenridge is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, expect Breckenridge to be colder, temps between 34°F and 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games

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night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Rio Grande Trail, then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of The John Denver Sanctuary.

Before you visit Aspen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Aspen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in November: highs in Aspen hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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 19th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Yankee Boy Basin. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, then hike along Perimeter Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouray road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Ouray takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Aspen in November, Ouray is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bear Creek Falls
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Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the natural beauty of The Springs Resort & Spa, then take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, and then indulge your taste buds at The Choke Cherry Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Wolf Creek Ski Resort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs trip app .

Getting from Ouray to Pagosa Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 24°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa
Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
The Choke Cherry Tree ©
The Choke Cherry Tree

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