8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Pueblo
— 1 night
3
Breckenridge
— 1 night
4
Aspen
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll around Garden of the Gods and then stroll around Fox Run Regional Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, thensee the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and then walk around Ute Valley Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Dallas to Colorado Springs is an approximately 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. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Pueblo.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Fox Run Regional Park ©
Fox Run Regional Park

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Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, thentake in the pleasant sights at Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway, and then get outside with Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pueblo route maker website.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Pueblo in an hour. November in Pueblo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Pueblo

Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo ©
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Boreas Pass Road, thenhit the slopes at Blue River Sports, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally get great views at Sapphire Point Overlook.

Before you visit Breckenridge, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Pueblo to Breckenridge in 3 hours. Traveling from Pueblo in November, expect nights in Breckenridge to be about the same, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
Highlights from your plan
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports
Spas
Sapphire Point Overlook ©
Sapphire Point Overlook

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rio Grande Trail and Crater Lake Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Aspen: Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail (in Glenwood Springs) and Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn (in Carbondale). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Independence Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, and walk around The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aspen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aspen: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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