7 days in Glenwood Springs & Aspen Itinerary

7 days in Glenwood Springs & Aspen Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Arvada
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Aspen
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
End: Glenwood Springs

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glenwood Springs: Breckenridge (Sawmill Creek Trail, Main Street, &more), Vail (Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail Mountain Resort, &more) and Beaver Creek Ski Area (in Beaver Creek). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, find something for the whole family at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, have some family-friendly fun at Johnson Park Miniature Golf, and take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs trip builder.

Arvada to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 3- hour car ride. Traveling from Arvada in June, things will get a bit cooler in Glenwood Springs: highs are around 66°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vail, Breckenridge, Colorado, Beaver Creek Ski Area
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Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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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.
For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Aspen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Aspen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, expect nights in Aspen to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Tours

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