5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Grand Junction
— 1 night

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Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs online travel planner.

Indianapolis to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Steamboat Springs when traveling from Indianapolis in March, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spas

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
On the 25th (Wed), glide through natural beauty at Breckenridge Nordic Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Peak 9, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Frisco Adventure Park, and finally fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge online trip maker.

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, plan for slightly colder days in Breckenridge, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Frisco Adventure Park
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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Breckenridge Nordic Center ©
Breckenridge Nordic Center
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), hit the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort, thentake in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Breckenridge to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March in Glenwood Springs, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Downtown Grand Junction, learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, thendo a tasting at St Kathryn Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at Talon Winery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Junction vacation builder.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Grand Junction in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in March, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Grand Junction: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palisade
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Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction
St Kathryn Cellars ©
St Kathryn Cellars

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