8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fort Collins
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Golden
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Breckenridge
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

few
hours
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.
For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denver vacation trip planner.

Atlanta to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Atlanta in July since evenings lows in Denver dip to 60°F. You will leave for Fort Collins on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New Belgium Brewing Company. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fort Collins online itinerary creator.

Getting from Denver to Fort Collins by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toGolden.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

few
hours
Golden

Golden ©
Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coors Brewery. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at Coors Brewery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Golden itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort Collins to Golden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Golden are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Dillon.

Things to do in Golden

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Coors Brewery ©
Coors Brewery

5
nights
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.
You've added Dillon Marina, Silverthorne Factory Stores, Breckenridge Gondola, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Epic Discovery at Breck and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Breckenridge online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Golden to Breckenridge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Golden in July, expect nights in Breckenridge to be a bit cooler, around 47°F, while days are colder, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dillon, Noah's Ark Colorado Rafting & Aerial Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Epic Discovery at Breck ©
Epic Discovery at Breck
Breckenridge Stables ©
Breckenridge Stables

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