10 days in Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Colorado Itinerary

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10 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Paramaribo
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
2
Aspen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Paramaribo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): fly down the slopes at Maison de Ski, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary maker app .

Paramaribo, Suriname to Denver is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Paramaribo to Denver. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Paramaribo in November, with highs in Denver at 14°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Maison de Ski, Coors Brewery
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Maroon Bells and Independence Pass. Go for a jaunt from Aspen to Glenwood Springs to see Thermal Spas about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip planner .

You can fly from Denver to Aspen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Denver in November; daily highs in Aspen reach 9°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Thermal Spas
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

2
nights
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 28th (Thu): hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, tee off at Haymaker Golf Course, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Butcherknife Brewing Company.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs day trip planning app .

Getting from Aspen to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Steamboat Springs can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Haymaker Golf Course ©
Haymaker Golf Course

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dancing Pines Distillery.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning tool .

Drive from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, Rocky Mountain National Park is a bit warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 16°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas

Side Trip

Estes Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Spas
Dancing Pines Distillery ©
Dancing Pines Distillery

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