7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Denver
— 2 nights
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and Golden History Museum & Park. Head to Benson Park Sculpture Garden and 16th Street Mallfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Images of Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and immerse yourself in nature at Cherry Creek State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Denver tour itinerary site.

Kansas City to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cherry Creek State Park, Golden History Museum & Park, Benson Park Sculpture Garden, Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stroll through Vail / Beaver Creek Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Loveland Ski Area and then get engrossed in the history at Hotel de Paris Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Breckenridge travel route website.

Getting from Denver to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Denver in January, expect Breckenridge to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Frisco Adventure Park, Vail / Beaver Creek Resort
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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Loveland Ski Area ©
Loveland Ski Area
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort ©
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort

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Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 24th (Fri), hit the slopes at Steamboat Gondola, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Howelsen Hill Ski Area, thenhit the slopes at Mount Werner, and then steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip app.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Breckenridge in January since evenings lows in Steamboat Springs dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum

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