5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
2
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 11th (Tue), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Hanging Lake, explore the striking landscape at Rocky Mountains, and then admire the sheer force of Rifle Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs day trip planning tool.

Pittsburgh to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Glenwood Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in August, with highs in Glenwood Springs at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rifle Falls, Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, thenfly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, thencontemplate the long history of Tread of Pioneers Museum, and finally trek along Yampa River Core Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Fishing Charters & Tours

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