58 days in Colorado Itinerary

58 days in Colorado Itinerary

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58 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Steamboat Springs
— 7 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
2
Keystone
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Vail
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Aspen
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Pagosa Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h
7
Denver
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Fort Collins
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Estes Park
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Omaha

7
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Explore Steamboat Springs' surroundings by going to Elk River Guest Ranch (in Clark), Granby Library (in Granby) and Pioneer Village Museum (in Hot Sulphur Springs). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, examine the collection at Museum of Northwest Colorado, take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and stroll through Steamboat Powdercats.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs road trip planning site .

Omaha to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Steamboat Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Omaha in January: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around 27°F and lows are around 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pioneer Village Museum, Elk River Guest Ranch, Granby Library, Museum of Northwest Colorado, Stagecoach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Spas

4
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Keystone is a census-designated place (CDP) in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Loveland Ski Area (in Georgetown) and Breckenridge (Sapphire Point Overlook, French Gulch, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Keystone Ski Area, stroll through Sally Barber Mine Trail, don't miss a visit to Loveland Pass, and get your game on at Tumble Bubbles.

Make your Keystone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Steamboat Springs to Keystone in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in February, expect Keystone to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°F and 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Vail.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Sally Barber Mine Trail, Loveland Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Keystone Ski Area ©
Keystone Ski Area
Loveland Ski Area ©
Loveland Ski Area
Arapahoe Basin ©
Arapahoe Basin

6
nights
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.
Explore Vail's surroundings by going to Frisco Adventure Park (in Frisco), Breckenridge (Peak 9, Spas, &more) and Leadville (Ski Cooper & Mayflower Gulch). There's much more to do: stroll through Vail Mountain Resort, fly down the slopes at Vail / Beaver Creek Resort, explore the landscape on two wheels at Vail Recreation Path, and glide through natural beauty at Beaver Creek Nordic Center.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vail online travel planner .

Getting from Keystone to Vail by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Keystone in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Vail: highs are around 26°F and lows about 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Leadville, Fossil Posse Adventures, Frisco Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Copper Mountain ©
Copper Mountain
Ski Cooper ©
Ski Cooper

7
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn (in Carbondale) and Thermal Spas (in Glenwood Springs). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Aspen Snowmass, take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, and gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Aspen visit app .

Traveling by car from Vail to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vail in February, expect nights in Aspen to be about the same, around 14°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aspen Snowmass, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, Thermal Spas
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

5
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Explore Pagosa Springs' surroundings by going to Creede (Last Chance Mine, Creede Historic Museum, &more). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Resort, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, and hike along Piedra River Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pagosa Springs journey planner.

Getting from Aspen to Pagosa Springs by car takes about 5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Pagosa Springs are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Creede
Highlights from your plan
Wolf Creek Ski Resort ©
Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Spas
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

7
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Broadmoor Seven Falls. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Pueblo (Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway & Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, trek along Mount Cutler Trail, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To plan Colorado Springs vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In February in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 21°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Pueblo, 300 Days of Shine, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

7
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park), Boulder (Pearl Street Mall & Flatirons) and Fraser Tubing Hill (in Fraser). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, catch some excitement at Carousel of Happiness, and take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boulder, Carousel of Happiness, Golden History Museum & Park, The Colorado Freedom Memorial, Winter Park Resort
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

7
nights
Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Explore Fort Collins' surroundings by going to Gateway Natural Area (in Bellvue), Liberty Firearms Institute (in Johnstown) and Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum (in Hurrich). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Colorado Model Railroad Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Maxline Brewing, explore the activities along Cache La Poudre River, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fort Collins journey planner.

You can drive from Denver to Fort Collins in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Fort Collins, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Loveland, Greeley, Gateway Natural Area, Liberty Firearms Institute, Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

7
nights
Estes Park

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.
Explore Estes Park's surroundings by going to Grand Lake Nordic Center (in Grand Lake), Chapel on the Rock (in Allenspark) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Trail Ridge Road, Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill, &more). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, see the interesting displays at Enos Mills Cabin Museum, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Estes Park itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Fort Collins to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. March in Estes Park sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake Nordic Center
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Spas
Off-Road Tours

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