5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Vail
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
3
Estes Park
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort, admire the natural beauty at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, and then stroll through Booth Falls Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vail online trip maker.

West Palm Beach to Vail is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from West Palm Beach to Vail. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from West Palm Beach in June: high temperatures in Vail hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens ©
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort

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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 28th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

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Getting from Vail to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Vail in June, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, thenstop by Rocky Mountain Gateway Gift Shop, thencruise along Trail Ridge Road, and finally take a peaceful walk through Many Parks Curve Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Estes Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Estes Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Steamboat Springs in June, with highs in Estes Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Off-Road Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Horseback Riding Tours

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