4 days in Glenwood Springs & Basalt Itinerary

4 days in Glenwood Springs & Basalt Itinerary

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Start: Glenwood Springs
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Basalt
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Glenwood Springs

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseback Riding Tours, Hanging Lake and Frontier Historical Museum. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at Frontier Historical Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Glenwood Springs. In July in Glenwood Springs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Basalt.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Thermal Spas
Frontier Historical Museum ©
Frontier Historical Museum

2
nights
Basalt

The Town of Basalt is a Statutory Town in Eagle and Pitkin counties in the U.S. Gone Fishing Colorado has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sun), get active on the water at Gone Fishing Colorado, explore the activities along Ruedi Resevoir, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Basalt holiday planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Basalt in an hour. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, expect nights in Basalt to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Basalt

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

White River National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gone Fishing Colorado ©
Gone Fishing Colorado
White River National Forest ©
White River National Forest

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