8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 3 nights
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
3
Fruita
— 1 night

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Denver Botanic Gardens and American Museum of Western Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Denver Art Museum and Molly Brown House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse Museum (in Dillon), Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail) and Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Denver trip planner.

San Antonio to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Denver is minus 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in February; daily highs in Denver reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

1883 Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, Vail Mountain Resort, Winter Park Resort
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

3
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.
Get outdoors at Buttermilk Mountain and Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. Head to Anderson Ranch Arts Center and The Emporium And Flying Circusfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Aspen with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Glenwood Springs, about 56 minutes away. It doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass.

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

Fly from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in February, with highs in Aspen at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fruita.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Snowmass Village, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, Thermal Spas
Highlights from your plan
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Thermal Spas
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

1
night
Fruita

Fruita ©
The City of Fruita is a Home Rule Municipality located in western Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument and then learn about winemaking at Two Rivers Winery.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fruita route tool.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Fruita takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in February; daily highs in Fruita reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fruita

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Colorado National Monument, Two Rivers Winery
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Two Rivers Winery ©
Two Rivers Winery

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