8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
2
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
3
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
4
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights

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night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs road trip planning website.

Kansas City to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Steamboat Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in March; daily highs in Steamboat Springs reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanging Lake, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, see Off-Road Tours, and then take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Aspen
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Off-Road Tours

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nights
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 11th (Wed): trek along McCullough Gulch, thensee a world frozen in time at South Park City Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thengrab your bike and head to Vail Recreation Path, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Getting from Glenwood Springs to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trips

Vail, River Rafting & Tubing, South Park City Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Room Escape Games

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, thenstop by Focus on the Family Bookstore, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Garden of the Gods and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in March: highs in Colorado Springs hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Focus on the Family Bookstore ©
Focus on the Family Bookstore

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