10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Glenwood Springs
Drive:  1 h
1
Aspen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Glenwood Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Georgetown
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Glenwood Springs

1
night
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.
Independence Pass has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sun), appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Crater Lake Trail, thenlook for gifts at Snowmass Sports, and finally cruise along Independence Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and then let the river carry you with Elk Mountain Expeditions.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Aspen trip maker tool.

Glenwood Springs to Aspen is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Aspen: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Snowmass Sports
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Crater Lake Trail ©
Crater Lake Trail
Elk Mountain Expeditions ©
Elk Mountain Expeditions
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

5
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Hanging Lake Trail and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. There's much more to do: test the waters at Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, look for gifts at Sioux Villa Curio, appreciate the history behind Doc Holliday's Grave, and explore the activities along Hanging Lake.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Aspen to Glenwood Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Aspen in August: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Spas
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Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool ©
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

2
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.
Twin Lakes has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sun), see the winter wonderland with Breckenridge Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Vail Mountain Resort and then contemplate the waterfront views at Twin Lakes.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Breckenridge trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. August in Breckenridge sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Georgetown.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Twin Lakes, Vail Mountain Resort
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Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Twin Lakes ©
Twin Lakes

1
night
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
The historic Town of Georgetown is the Territorial Charter Municipality that is the county seat of Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): let the river carry you with Liquid Descent Whitewater Rafting and then take a memorable tour with Georgetown Loop Railroad.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Georgetown tour planner.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Georgetown in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Breckenridge in August, things will get a bit cooler in Georgetown: highs are around 50°F and lows about 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Liquid Descent Whitewater Rafting
Highlights from your plan
Georgetown Loop Railroad ©
Georgetown Loop Railroad