8 days in Breckenridge & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Breckenridge & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hit the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Carter Park, make a trip to Main Street, and then fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Breckenridge trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Breckenridge. In December, daytime highs in Breckenridge are 25°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Colorado Springs

— 5 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Denver (Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, &more) and The Emporium (in Castle Rock). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip site.

Getting from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in December, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 18°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 45°F.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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