8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Aspen
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
5
Boulder City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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Aspen

Aspen
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aspen online trip itinerary builder .

Fort Lauderdale to Aspen is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Aspen is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, expect nights in Aspen to be cooler, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks
Highlights from your plan
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Main Street, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Aspen to Breckenridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in June, you will find days in Breckenridge are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Coors Field, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in June, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Denver: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

3
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.
Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and admire all the interesting features of United States Air Force Academy.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs vacation planner .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

2
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boulder City visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Colorado Springs to Boulder City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Boulder City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with highs in Boulder City at 102°F and lows at 73°F. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Helicopter Tours
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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