5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Oklahoma City

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): visit Downtown Grand Junction. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, thendo a tasting at Hermosa Vineyards, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Junction trip itinerary site.

Oklahoma City to Grand Junction is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in April, with highs in Grand Junction at 64°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Hermosa Vineyards ©
Hermosa Vineyards
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thentake in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then fly down the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs trip builder site.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Grand Junction in April, you will find days in Glenwood Springs are much colder (38°F), and nights are slightly colder (25°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park and then fly down the slopes at Arapahoe Basin. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Peak 9 and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip planning website.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Breckenridge are 35°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Frisco Adventure Park, Arapahoe Basin
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Arapahoe Basin ©
Arapahoe Basin
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Spas

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