8 days in Steamboat Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

8 days in Steamboat Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

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8 days in Steamboat Springs & Colorado Springs Itinerary

Start: Steamboat Springs
1
Steamboat Springs
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + taxi:  4​h
End: Steamboat Springs

4
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area and Adams Falls Trail. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Backdoor Sports will get you outdoors. Explore Steamboat Springs' surroundings by going to Steamboat Lake State Park (in Clark), River Rafting & Tubing (in Kremmling) and Spas (in Grand Lake). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, take a leisurely stroll along Rotary Park Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Steamboat Springs sightseeing website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Steamboat Springs. In July in Steamboat Springs, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Spas, Adams Falls Trail, River Rafting & Tubing, Steamboat Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Adams Falls Trail ©
Adams Falls Trail

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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.
Garden of the Gods has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): walk around Garden of the Gods, then look for gifts at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Palmer Park. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun, immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Steamboat Springs to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in July, Colorado Springs is a bit warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Divide, Garden of the Gods Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Mueller State Park ©
Mueller State Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park

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