8 days in Beaver Creek, Vail & Breckenridge Itinerary

8 days in Beaver Creek, Vail & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Beaver Creek
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Beaver Creek
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Vail
— 3 nights
Drive
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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Monterrey

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Beaver Creek

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beaver Creek Chapel and then fly down the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Walking Mountains Science Center, then tee off at EagleVail Golf Club, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Beaver Creek planning site.

Monterrey, Mexico to Beaver Creek is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monterrey to Beaver Creek due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Beaver Creek can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Vail.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Outdoors · Golf · Spas · Winter Sports

Vail

— 3 nights

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, have fun at Ford Park, and then fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Copper Mountain.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vail trip maker website.

Vail is just a short distance from Beaver Creek. Traveling from Beaver Creek in April, you will find days in Vail are cooler (1°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Vail

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Breckenridge

— 2 nights

Colorado's Kingdom

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 15th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort and then stroll through Blue River Sports. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at Riverwalk Center, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then make a trip to Main Street.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Breckenridge trip planner.

You can drive from Vail to Breckenridge in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Breckenridge are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours