9 days in Colorado Itinerary

9 days in Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado journey maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Aspen
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Denver
— 1 night
4
Telluride
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

2
nights
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.
Hanging Lake has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Aspen trip itinerary maker tool.

Washington DC to Aspen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Aspen. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect nights in Aspen to be much colder, around 30°F, while days are little chillier, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hanging Lake
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake

1
night
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 12th (Fri), stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday website.

Drive from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer than Aspen - with highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Denver tour app.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. You'll set off for Telluride on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

3
nights
Telluride

Telluride
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Telluride online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Telluride takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Denver in October: highs in Telluride hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 37°F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Similar plans

12 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans