16 days in Lyons & Aspen Itinerary

16 days in Lyons & Aspen Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Denver


The Town of Lyons is a Statutory Town in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lyons Farmette and Lyons Classic Pinball. Get out of town with these interesting Lyons side-trips: Cache La Poudre Wilderness (in Livermore), Rocky Mountain National Park (Mills Lake, Calypso Cascades, &more) and Glen Haven General Store (in Glen Haven). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at LaVern M Johnson Park, play a few rounds at Grand Lake Golf Course, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Very Nice Brewing Company.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lyons road trip app.

Denver to Lyons is an approximately 1- hour car ride. When traveling from Denver in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lyons: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Lyons

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Nederland, Cache La Poudre Wilderness, City Star Brewing, Lake Isabelle
Highlights from your plan
Mills Lake
Mills Lake
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Lyons Farmette
LaVern M Johnson Park ©
LaVern M Johnson Park


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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sunlight Mountain Resort and Monarch Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aspen: Breckenridge (Room Escape Games, Peak 9, &more) and Frisco Adventure Park (in Frisco). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_dedicate_a_day_to_the_elevated_beauty_of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Aspen Highlands. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aspen online trip builder.

You can drive from Lyons to Aspen in 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lyons in March; daily highs in Aspen reach 48°F and lows reach 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Monarch Mountain, Frisco Adventure Park, Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center, Sunlight Mountain Resort
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park