7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Aspen
— 2 nights
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Independence Pass and Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. Visit Ute Cemetery and Ashcroft Ghost Town for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Glenwood Springs (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells and identify plant and animal life at Windstar Land Conservancy.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aspen day trip app.

Washington DC to Aspen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Washington DC to Aspen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in November, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Aspen: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Colorado, Thermal Spas
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

2
nights
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 21st (Thu), see a world frozen in time at South Park City Museum, hit the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort, get engrossed in the history at Temple Israel, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House. On your second day here, stroll through Fairy Forest, don't miss a visit to Main Street, cruise along Guanella Pass, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Summit Lake Park, thensample the fine beverages at 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Breckenridge Distillery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip app.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Breckenridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Aspen in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vail, South Park City Museum, Summit Lake Park, Temple Israel, Guanella Pass
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Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Guanella Pass ©
Guanella Pass

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, cruise along Trail Ridge Road, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wild Basin Area.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Breckenridge in November, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are much hotter, around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Estes Park
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

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