4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Silverthorne
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: New York City

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip planning site.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Denver when traveling from New York City in February, with lows around 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Silverthorne.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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Silverthorne

Silverthorne ©
For people with the surname, see Silverthorne (surname).Silverthorne is a Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous town in Summit County, Colorado. High Country Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Blue River Trail, tour along fresh powder with High Country Tours, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Silverthorne trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Silverthorne takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Denver in February; daily highs in Silverthorne reach 26°F and lows reach 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Silverthorne

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House
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High Country Tours ©
High Country Tours

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 10th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort and then test your team's savvy at The Crooked Key.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs road trip planning tool.

Getting from Silverthorne to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Silverthorne in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 35°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key

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