9 days in Denver, Steamboat Springs & Boulder Itinerary

9 days in Denver, Steamboat Springs & Boulder Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado trip planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Daniel K Inouye International Airport, Fly to Denver
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Denver
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Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
Fly
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Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive
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Denver
— 2 nights
Fly to Daniel K Inouye International Airport, Drive to Hawaii Kai

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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Clyfford Still Museum.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Denver vacation maker.

Hawaii Kai to Denver is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hawaii Kai in February: high temperatures in Denver hover around 45°F and lows are around 21°F. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Steamboat Springs

— 3 nights

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Family-friendly places like Steamboat Ski Resort and Mount Werner will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and stroll through Howelsen Hill Ski Area.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs trip builder site.

You can drive from Denver to Steamboat Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, Steamboat Springs is slightly colder than Denver - with highs of 35°F and lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Boulder.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Boulder

— 2 nights

Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
On the 20th (Sat), gain insight at University of Colorado at Boulder, stroll through Flatirons, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall, and finally view the masterpieces at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): hit the slopes at Eldora Mountain Resort, then catch some excitement at Carousel of Happiness, and then walk around Colorado Chautauqua: Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Boulder trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Steamboat Springs to Boulder in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Steamboat Springs in February; daily highs in Boulder reach 47°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder app.

Denver is very close to Boulder. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Parks