7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  9 h
1
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Breckenridge
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 15 min
5
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Pittsburgh

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): hike along Perimeter Trail, then admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls, then trek along Cascade Falls Park, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ouray sightseeing planner.

Pittsburgh to Ouray is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Ouray due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in November: high temperatures in Ouray hover around 45°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Ouray

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bear Creek Falls, Spas
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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park
Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail

1
night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, learn about winemaking at Maison la Belle Vie Winery, then look for gifts at Enstrom's, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Junction travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Ouray to Grand Junction in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Ouray in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Junction: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palisade
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Enstrom's ©
Enstrom's
Maison la Belle Vie Winery ©
Maison la Belle Vie Winery
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rocky Mountains.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs online day trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, Glenwood Springs is a bit cooler than Grand Junction - with highs of 35°F and lows of 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Rocky Mountains
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Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Spas

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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 5th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Boreas Pass Road, fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stop by Olive Fusion.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge trip maker.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Breckenridge are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports
Spas
Olive Fusion ©
Olive Fusion

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 6th (Fri), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll through Yampa River Core Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): hit the slopes at Yampa River Botanic Park and then contemplate the long history of Tread of Pioneers Museum.

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You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Breckenridge in November, you will find days in Steamboat Springs are somewhat warmer (43°F), and nights are about the same (20°F). On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Spas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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