10 days in Colorado & Texas Itinerary

10 days in Colorado & Texas Itinerary

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Aspen
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
4
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
5
Austin
— 3 nights


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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.
On the 6th (Fri), hike along American Lake Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then grab your bike and head to Castle Creek Road.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aspen route maker website.

Boston to Aspen is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Aspen. Traveling from Boston in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Aspen, with lows of 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Aspen Snowmass
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
American Lake Trail ©
American Lake Trail
West Maroon Trail ©
West Maroon Trail

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 9th (Mon), examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then examine the collection at ANA Money Museum, and finally stroll through Palmer Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planner.

Getting from Aspen to Colorado Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Aspen in March, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between 57°F and 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
ANA Money Museum ©
ANA Money Museum

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Without a Name, then identify plant and animal life at Cibolo Nature Center, then play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at King William Historic District, examine the collection at San Antonio Fire Museum, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Boerne
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Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Cave Without a Name ©
Cave Without a Name
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
On the 12th (Thu), do a tasting at William Chris Vineyards, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then learn about winemaking at Lost Draw Cellars, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in March; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 71°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

William Chris Vineyards
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
William Chris Vineyards ©
William Chris Vineyards
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like LBJ Presidential Library and Dick's Classic Garage. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Duchman Family Winery. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Wimberley Valley Winery (in Driftwood) and Spoetzl Brewery (in Shiner). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at South Austin Museum of Popular Culture, explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sitagu Buddha Vihara.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Austin travel tool.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fredericksburg in March since evenings lows in Austin dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Wineries · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Driftwood, Spoetzl Brewery, Dick's Classic Garage
Highlights from your plan
Duchman Family Winery ©
Duchman Family Winery
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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