5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Breckenridge
— 1 night
2
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then stroll through Blue River Sports. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, thenski along the peaceful trails at Breckenridge Nordic Center, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Peak 9.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Breckenridge road trip website.

Des Moines to Breckenridge is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Des Moines to Breckenridge. In March, Breckenridge is little chillier than Des Moines - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains, take in the dramatic scenery at Rifle Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Rifle Gap State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs trip maker site.

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. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Rifle, Rocky Mountains
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Thermal Spas

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Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park, fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Start your trip to Steamboat Springs by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Steamboat Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Spas
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Spas

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