8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Nashville

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night
Steamboat Springs

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 9th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at The Crooked Key.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip app .

Nashville to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Steamboat Springs. In March, Steamboat Springs is slightly colder than Nashville - with highs of 45°F and lows of 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Strawberry Park Hot Springs ©
Strawberry Park Hot Springs

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): trek along Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip website .

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 35°F by day to 21°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. On the 12th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Snowmass Village trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Snowmass Village takes an hour. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Snowmass Village, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

The John Denver Sanctuary
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll through Pikes Peak and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at United States Air Force Academy, then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and then meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Colorado Springs using our trip planner.

You can drive from Snowmass Village to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Snowmass Village in March: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 57°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 15th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Coors Field, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Union Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Denver tour itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March in Denver, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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