6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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6 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  8 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Aspen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
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.
Plan trip to Colorado Springs with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fort Lauderdale to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, things will get cooler in Colorado Springs: highs are around 57°F and lows about 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Aspen.

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. On your second day here, hike along Ute Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Buttermilk Mountain.

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You can fly from Colorado Springs to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in March, with highs in Aspen at 48°F and lows at 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vail.

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Aspen Snowmass
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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Tue), stroll through Beaver Creek Ski Area, test your problem-solving skills at Vail Valley Escape Room, and then stroll through Vail Mountain Resort.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vail tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Vail takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Aspen in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Vail, with highs around 33°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Beaver Creek
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Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Vail Valley Escape Room ©
Vail Valley Escape Room

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 25th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Vail to Steamboat Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Vail in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 21°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort

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