7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Cortez
— 2 nights
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
3
Breckenridge
— 1 night
4
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

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Cortez

Cortez ©
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
On the 8th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and then explore the ancient world of Hovenweep National Monument. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at The Anasazi Heritage Center, delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, and then see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cortez itinerary builder site.

New York City to Cortez is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in Cortez hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Cortez

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, The Anasazi Heritage Center
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Hovenweep National Monument ©
Hovenweep National Monument
The Anasazi Heritage Center
The Anasazi Heritage Center
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

1
night
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 10th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains, thenstroll through Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then hit the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cortez to Glenwood Springs takes 5 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Cortez in March: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

1
night
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 11th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Blue River Sports, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Peak 9.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge day trip website.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Spas Winter Sports

Side Trip

Frisco Adventure Park
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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports
Spas

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nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, and then admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get engrossed in the history at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs visit app.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum
Spas

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