7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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7 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h
1
Durango
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Breckenridge
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 15​min
5
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Dallas

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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 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Purgatory Resort.

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Dallas to Durango is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Durango is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in November, expect nights in Durango to be colder, around 23°F, while days are little chillier, around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort

1
night
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 25th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls, get to know the fascinating history of Ouray County Museum, then stroll through Yankee Boy Basin, and finally go deep underground at Idarado Mine.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouray online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Durango to Ouray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Durango in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ouray: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Idarado Mine, Bear Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Ouray County Museum ©
Ouray County Museum
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin

2
nights
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 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at The John Denver Sanctuary, then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains. On your second day here, stroll through Sunlight Mountain Resort, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail.

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Getting from Ouray to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Ouray, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 35°F to lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aspen, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Boreas Pass Road, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House.

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You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Breckenridge can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas

Side Trip

Frisco Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Boreas Pass Road ©
Boreas Pass Road
Spas

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then hit the slopes at Howelsen Hill Ski Area. Keep things going the next day: have fun at The Crooked Key, hit the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, and then hit the slopes at Yampa River Botanic Park.

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Getting from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Breckenridge in November, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be about the same, around 20°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area
Spas

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