31 days in Colorado Itinerary

31 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 5 nights
2
Estes Park
— 3 nights
3
Telluride
— 2 nights
4
Durango
— 3 nights
5
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
6
Buena Vista
— 3 nights
7
Glenwood Springs
— 3 nights
8
Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
9
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs) and Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino (in Central City). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Denver is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Riyadh to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in January; daily highs in Denver reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

3
nights
Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Estes Park is known for nightlife, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Patterson Glassworks Studio & Gallery, see the interesting displays at Enos Mills Cabin Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Estes Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Many Parks Curve Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Spas
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see Off-Road Tours, and then head outdoors with Telluride Outside. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Creek Falls, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get engrossed in the history at Telluride Historical Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Telluride trip planner.

Fly from Estes Park to Telluride in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Estes Park in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Telluride: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Durango.

Things to do in Telluride

Tours Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Off-Road Tours
Telluride Historical Museum ©
Telluride Historical Museum

3
nights
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durango: The Anasazi Heritage Center (in Dolores) and Kendall Mountain (in Silverton). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at The Snowbike Experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Purgatory Resort, don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durango trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Telluride to Durango in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Telluride in January, Durango is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

The Anasazi Heritage Center, Kendall Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
The Snowbike Experience ©
The Snowbike Experience
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Pagosa Springs is known for nature, spas, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Chad Haspels Sculpture Studio, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pagosa Springs travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Durango to Pagosa Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Pagosa Springs can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Spas
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

3
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buena Vista: Leadville (Temple Israel & Ski Cooper). The adventure continues: get outside with Four Mile Recreation Area, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, see a world frozen in time at Winfield, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Buena Vista driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Buena Vista in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Buena Vista can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Leadville
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Ski Cooper ©
Ski Cooper
Four Mile Recreation Area ©
Four Mile Recreation Area

3
nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Glenwood Springs: Aspen (Buttermilk Mountain, The John Denver Sanctuary, &more). And it doesn't end there: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, shop like a local with Cooper Corner Gallery, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip builder.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Buena Vista in February, plan for slightly colder days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Aspen
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Thermal Spas

3
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Steamboat Springs is known for nature, winter sports, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Steamboat Ski Resort, take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, sample the tasty concoctions at Butcherknife Brewing Company, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in February, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Spas
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
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.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Steamboat Springs to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in February, expect Colorado Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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