5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h
1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Denver
— Few hours
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Union Station and then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Denver day trip site .

Detroit to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in February, you will find days in Denver are somewhat warmer (45°F), and nights are about the same (21°F). You'll set off for Breckenridge on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Union Station ©
Union Station

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Breckenridge Distillery as well as Sapphire Point Overlook. On the 3rd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Sapphire Point Overlook and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Peak 9 and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Breckenridge Distillery.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge route maker website .

Traveling by car from Denver to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Denver in February, things will get little chillier in Breckenridge: highs are around 26°F and lows about 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Nature Breweries
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Breckenridge Distillery ©
Breckenridge Distillery
Sapphire Point Overlook ©
Sapphire Point Overlook

few
hours
Denver

Denver ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then steep yourself in history at Byers-Evans House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denver online day trip planner .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in February: high temperatures in Denver hover around 45°F and lows are around 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
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Byers-Evans House ©
Byers-Evans House
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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