9 days in Denver & Steamboat Springs Itinerary

9 days in Denver & Steamboat Springs Itinerary

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Denver
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Steamboat Springs
— 5 nights
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Denver
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Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at 16th Street Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Denver online road trip planner.

Thomasville to Denver is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Thomasville in December, things will get much colder in Denver: highs are around 43°F and lows about 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
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Neighborhood
16th Street Mall
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Crooked Key as well as Steamboat Snowmobile Tours. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort and stroll through Howelsen Hill Ski Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Steamboat Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Denver in December, things will get slightly colder in Steamboat Springs: highs are around 29°F and lows about 9°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails
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Steamboat Snowmobile Tours
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The Crooked Key
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Denver

Denver

Mile-High City

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Denver journey planner.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Denver by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in January: high temperatures in Denver hover around 44°F and lows are around 21°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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