14 days in Hot Springs & Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Hot Springs & Colorado Itinerary

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Hot Springs
— 4 nights
2
Ouray
— 3 nights
3
Glenwood Springs
— 3 nights
4
Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights

4
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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Catherine State Park and Grand Promenade. Attractions like Pinnacle Mountain State Park and Hot Springs Mountain make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Hot Springs' surroundings by going to The Old Mill (in North Little Rock) and Little Rock (Museum Of Discovery, Esse Purse Museum & Store, &more). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, get curious at Mid-America Science Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel, and learn about winemaking at The Winery of Hot Springs.

Discover how to plan a Hot Springs trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Little Rock to Hot Springs is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ouray.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Little Rock, The Old Mill
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Hot Springs Mountain ©
Hot Springs Mountain
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade

3
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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Yankee Boy Basin and Cascade Falls Park. Visiting Bear Creek Falls and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Ice Lakes Trailhead in Silverton (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: go deep underground at Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, head outdoors with Imogene Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perimeter Trail, and steep yourself in history at Yankee Girl Mine.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ouray trip planner.

You can fly from Hot Springs to Ouray in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs to Ouray, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hot Springs in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ouray, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Silverton, Bear Creek Falls
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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hanging Lake Trail and Zipline. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Rocky Mountains. There's still lots to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake, explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Ouray to Glenwood Springs in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ouray in July: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Zipline
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Get outdoors at Steamboat Gondola and Yampa River Core Trail. Bring the kids along to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Howelsen Hill Ski Area. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail

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