7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lubbock
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Durango
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Lubbock

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Steamboat Zipline Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with Steamboat Zipline Adventures. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yampa River Core Trail and then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola.

To plan Steamboat Springs vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Lubbock to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lubbock to Steamboat Springs. When traveling from Lubbock in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Steamboat Springs: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Steamboat Zipline Adventures ©
Steamboat Zipline Adventures

2
nights
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.
Glenwood Adventure Company has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, then trot along with Glenwood Adventure Company, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Adventure Company ©
Glenwood Adventure Company

2
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Ridgway State Park, hike along Perimeter Trail, then trek along Bear Creek Falls, and finally trek along Cascade Falls Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum, explore the galleries of Ouray County Museum, and then trek along Yankee Boy Basin.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ouray online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Ouray takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in June: highs in Ouray hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ridgway State Park, Bear Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ridgway State Park ©
Ridgway State Park
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail

1
night
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll through Animas River Trail, see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango trip planner.

Drive from Ouray to Durango in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Ouray in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Durango: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Animas River Trail ©
Animas River Trail
Horseback Riding Tours

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