5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Fly:  8​h
1
Aspen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Savannah

2
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.
On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Aspen tour itinerary planning site .

Savannah to Aspen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Savannah to Aspen. In January, Aspen is much colder than Savannah - with highs of 34°F and lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, Aspen Snowmass
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Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Thermal Spas
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©

1
night
Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hit the slopes at Vail / Beaver Creek Resort, then stroll through Beaver Creek Ski Area, and then fly down the slopes at Vail Mountain Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vail day trip planning website .

You can drive from Aspen to Vail in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in January, expect nights in Vail to be somewhat warmer, around 14°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Beaver Creek Ski Area
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Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort ©
Vail / Beaver Creek 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 14th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs online trip builder .

Getting from Vail to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vail in January since evenings lows in Steamboat Springs dip to 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Trails
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Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort

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