6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  8 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  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.
For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

Fort Lauderdale to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, expect Colorado Springs to be cooler, temps between 57°F and 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and then hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. On the next day, hike along Ute Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Buttermilk Mountain.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen day trip website.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Aspen by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Plan for slightly colder 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.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll through Beaver Creek Ski Area, then test your team's savvy at Vail Valley Escape Room, and then fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vail driving holiday planner.

Drive from Aspen to Vail in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Aspen in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vail: temperatures range from 33°F by day to 19°F at night. 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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Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
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), hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Vail to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. 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. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort

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