10 days in Colorado & New Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Colorado & New Mexico Itinerary

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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
4
Santa Fe
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Copper Mountain, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frisco Adventure Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Arapahoe Basin and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Pisa, Italy to Breckenridge is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Pisa to Breckenridge. Traveling from Pisa in December, things will get much colder in Breckenridge: highs are around -4°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Frisco Adventure Park, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin
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Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain
Arapahoe Basin ©
Arapahoe Basin
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park

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Glenwood Springs

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Sunlight Mountain Resort and then explore the striking landscape at Rocky Mountains.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Glenwood Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December in Glenwood Springs, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains

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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 30th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then partake in some friendly competition at The Crooked Key. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Steamboat Gondola, steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, and then enjoy some diversion at Howelsen Ice Complex.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Steamboat Springs, with lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key
Howelsen Ice Complex ©
Howelsen Ice Complex
Spas

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Ski Santa Fe and Pecos National Historical Park. Get some historical perspective at El Santuario de Chimayo and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church. When in Santa Fe, make a side trip to see Valles Caldera National Preserve in Jemez Springs, approximately Jemez Springs away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel and contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Steamboat Springs to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Steamboat Springs in December; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 8°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Valles Caldera National Preserve, San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, El Santuario de Chimayo, Pecos National Historical Park
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Ski Santa Fe ©
Ski Santa Fe
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

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