8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Devils Lake
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Winter Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: Devils Lake

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then walk around Red Rock Canyon. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Nature Center, take in the pleasant sights at Pikes Peak, and then walk around Cottonwood Creek Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website .

Devils Lake to Colorado Springs is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Devils Lake to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Devils Lake in March, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be somewhat warmer, around 28°F, while days are warmer, around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Winter Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center

1
night
Winter Park

Winter Park ©
Winter Park is a home rule municipality in Grand County, Colorado, United States. On the 11th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Winter Park Resort.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Winter Park route planning website .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Winter Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Colorado Springs in March, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Winter Park: temperatures range from 25°F by day to 13°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Avon.

Things to do in Winter Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Spas

2
nights
Avon

Avon ©
The Town of Avon is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hit the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area and then take in the awesome beauty at Vail Mountain Resort. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Copper Mountain and then make a trip to Main Street.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Avon day trip planning site .

You can drive from Winter Park to Avon in 2 hours. Traveling from Winter Park in March, you will find days in Avon are much warmer (52°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Avon

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Main Street, Copper Mountain, Vail Mountain Resort, Beaver Creek Ski Area
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Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Steamboat Ski Resort, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs online travel route planner .

You can drive from Avon to Steamboat Springs in 2 hours. While traveling from Avon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 21°F. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Nature Trails
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls

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