8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Golden
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 1 night

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle, and finally expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Golden.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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Golden

Golden ©

Lowell of the West

Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Indian Hot Springs, then examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, then catch some excitement at Colorado Railroad Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park.

Find out how to plan Golden trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Golden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. In December in Golden, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Golden

Museums · Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colorado Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Railroad Museum
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Indian Hot Springs ©
Indian Hot Springs

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Go for a jaunt from Steamboat Springs to Clark to see Del's Triangle 3 Ranch about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Golden to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or fly. Traveling from Golden in December, expect Steamboat Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°F and 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch ©
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Denver tour planner.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in December: high temperatures in Denver hover around 43°F and lows are around 19°F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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