7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Vail
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tread of Pioneers Museum and Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Steamboat Gondola and Yampa River Core Trail. There's more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and admire all the interesting features of Steamboat Ski Resort.

To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs trip site.

Austin to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, Steamboat Springs is much colder than Austin - with highs of 45°F and lows of 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
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Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Spas
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum

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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 17th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, hit the slopes at Sunlight Mountain Resort, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs vacation planner.

Drive from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be about the same, around 21°F, while days are little chillier, around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vail.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Spas

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Vail

Vail ©

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

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 18th (Thu), cast your line with a fishing tour, fly down the slopes at Vail / Beaver Creek Resort, and then take a stroll through Vail Valley.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vail trip maker.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Vail in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°F in March, and nighttime lows around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Vail / Beaver Creek Resort ©
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort
Vail Valley
Vail Valley

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls and then stop by Focus on the Family Bookstore.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online visit planner.

You can drive from Vail to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Vail in March, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 28°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Balloon Rides

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