23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  6 h
1
Aspen
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vail
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Black Hawk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Denver
— 4 nights
flight:  2 h 30 min
End: Milwaukee

8
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.
You've added Buttermilk Mountain, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, Aspen Snowmass, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visiting Aspen Mountain / Ajax and Aspen Highlands will get you outdoors.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen trip builder tool.

Milwaukee to Aspen is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Aspen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milwaukee in January, Aspen is little chillier at night with lows of 8°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vail.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, Aspen Snowmass
Highlights from your plan
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Aspen Mountain / Ajax ©
Aspen Mountain / Ajax

7
nights
Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Keystone Lake, Vail Brewing Company, Vail Valley Food Tours, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Vail Mountain Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vail: Breckenridge (Breckenridge Welcome Center & Main Street) and Keystone Ski Area (in Keystone). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vail trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Vail takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Aspen in January, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Vail: temperatures range from 25°F by day to 14°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Black Hawk.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Keystone, Beaver Creek Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort

3
nights
Black Hawk

Black Hawk ©
The City of Black Hawk is a Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Lodge Casino, Hideaway Park Brewery, Saratoga Casino, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Black Hawk to Winter Park to see Winter Park Resort about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: try to win big at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Black Hawk driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vail to Black Hawk in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vail in January: high temperatures in Black Hawk hover around 17°F and lows are around 7°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Denver.

Things to do in Black Hawk

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Central City, Winter Park
Highlights from your plan
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa ©
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Hideaway Park Brewery ©
Hideaway Park Brewery

4
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Denver Art Museum, Molly Brown House Museum, Cherry Cricket, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip maker.

Traveling by car from Black Hawk to Denver takes an hour. While traveling from Black Hawk, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 44°F to lows of 21°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Denver

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Highlights from your plan
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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