8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Beaver Creek
— 1 night
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
4
Denver
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Colorado Springs is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Quebec City in February, you will find days in Colorado Springs are much hotter (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Beaver Creek.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

1
night
Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vail Mountain Resort, have some family-friendly fun at Vail Valley Escape Room, and then fly down the slopes at Beaver Creek Ski Area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Beaver Creek attractions website.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Beaver Creek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, you will find days in Beaver Creek are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Vail Mountain Resort
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Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Vail Valley Escape Room ©
Vail Valley Escape Room
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Steamboat Ski Resort, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and then test your team's savvy at The Crooked Key.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs travel route site.

Getting from Beaver Creek to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Beaver Creek in March, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key

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.
On the 5th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, thenlook and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Winter Park Resort, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Steamboat Springs to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Steamboat Springs in March: high temperatures in Denver hover around °C and lows are around °C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trip

Winter Park Resort
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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