8 days in Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Telluride
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Durango
— 1 night
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Creede
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights

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Telluride

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Telluride trip planner.

Tampa to Telluride is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tampa to Telluride due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Telluride: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): trek along Animas River Trail, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Telluride to Durango takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. When traveling from Telluride in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Durango: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Creede.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Animas River Trail ©
Animas River Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

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Creede

Creede ©
The historic City of Creede is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Mineral County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Creede Underground Mining Museum, contemplate the long history of Last Chance Mine, then explore the striking landscape at Bachelor Loop, and finally explore the striking landscape at North Clear Creek Falls.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Creede trip planner.

Drive from Durango to Creede in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Durango in July, expect nights in Creede to be a bit cooler, around 44°F, while days are much colder, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Creede

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Creede Underground Mining Museum ©
Creede Underground Mining Museum
North Clear Creek Falls ©
North Clear Creek Falls

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, then examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and finally shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs attractions planning app.

You can drive from Creede to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. When traveling from Creede in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center ©
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 11th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Routt National Forest, then take in nature's colorful creations at Yampa River Botanic Park, then contemplate the long history of Tread of Pioneers Museum, and finally trek along Yampa River Core Trail.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Steamboat Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, expect little chillier with lows of 49°F in Steamboat Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area

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