An expertly planned self-drive itinerary taking in some of the most luxurious hotel properties that Colorado has to offer. Perfect for couples, romance and special occasions.
A Free Personalised Road Book is included as standard with our Self Drive itineraries.
Please note: – This is a suggested itinerary only and is intended to give an overview of what is possible. All of our holiday itineraries are fully customisable and can be tailor-made to suit your own individual requirements. If you would like to start in a different destination, use specific hotel accommodation, include an extra night here, a side-trip there and/or include tickets to an event please let your Discover North America travel specialist know. They’ll also book you the best value flights to ensure a seamless holiday experience.
Arrive at Denver International Airport, pick up your rental car and take an easy 75-minute drive to Colorado Springs.
Suggested Accommodation: The Broadmoor Hotel and Resort.
Outdoor enthusiasts will want to visit the Fly Fishing School or check out Broadmoor Outfitters activities such as mountain bike rentals, hiking tours, archery, rock climbing and more. In the afternoon, explore the wonders of Colorado Springs including the Garden of the Gods Park.
In the morning, drive to the summit of Pikes Peak, the second most visited mountain in the world. Spend your afternoon at The Broadmoor’s Forbes Five-Star full service spa.
Depart from Colorado Springs and travel up Highway 24 into the South Park region. Have lunch in Buena Vista before heading over Independence Pass to experience breath-taking views of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Range at the top of the Continental Divide. Arrive in Aspen and check-in to your chosen luxury hotel.
Suggested Accommodation: Hotel Jerome / St. Regis / The Little Nell
Enjoy the activities Aspen has to offer!
Depart Aspen and travel west through the charming town of Glenwood Springs. Take some time to soak in the world’s largest mineral hot springs pool, then enjoy lunch before continuing towards the Resort of Beaver Creek. Arrive in Beaver Creek Village.
Suggested Accommodation: Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Depart Beaver Creek and head to Denver. Upon arrival, return your rental vehicle and check into your room at your chosen luxury hotel.
Suggested Accommodation: Crawford Hotel
Enjoy the morning in Denver. Try the breakfast burrito or pancake ‘flight’ at Snooze, a popular brunch spot or grab a latte and pastry at Mercantile dining & provision. After breakfast, walk to Denver’s historic Larimer Square to shop in unique locally-owned boutiques where you’re sure to uncover unique treasures and souvenirs for friends and family at home. Finish your day sampling a selection of the city’s best craft brews.
Spend your last few hours sightseeing in Denver before returning to the airport. Discover North America can arrange extra nights in Denver and trip extensions. Please call us for more details.