14 days in Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Colorado Itinerary

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14 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  17​h
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Snowmass Village
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Beaver Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + shuttle:  4​h
7
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy some music at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Bags by Cab Yarn Shoppe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Denver Zoo, wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Denver holiday builder tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Denver is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, expect Denver to be colder, temps between 7°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hit the slopes at Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Deer Mountain and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallett Peak.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip website .

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Snowmass Village.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Deer Mountain ©
Deer Mountain

1
night
Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village ©
Snowmass Village is a Home Rule Municipality in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then get all the equipment you need at Gene Taylor Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Snowmass Village online trip planner .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Snowmass Village in 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in January, with highs in Snowmass Village at 1°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Snowmass Village

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Gene Taylor Sports ©
Gene Taylor Sports

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trek along Hanging Lake Trail and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glenwood Springs vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Snowmass Village to Glenwood Springs takes an hour. When traveling from Snowmass Village in January, plan for little chillier days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around -3°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Beaver Creek.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

2
nights
Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort, pause for some serene contemplation at Vail Interfaith Chapel, and then get your game on at Vail Valley Escape Room. On the next day, make a trip to Main Street, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beaver Creek Chapel.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Beaver Creek attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Beaver Creek takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Beaver Creek: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Vail, Main Street
Highlights from your plan
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Horseback Riding Tours
Main Street ©
Main Street

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, then hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, and then admire the masterpieces at Steamboat Art Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip planning tool .

You can drive from Beaver Creek to Steamboat Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Beaver Creek, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs, ranging from highs of -3°C to lows of -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Strawberry Park Hot Springs ©
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
Steamboat Art Museum ©
Steamboat Art Museum

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour builder tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Steamboat Springs to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in January, things will get a bit warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 9°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak

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