The Colorado Hiking Week Trip

8 Days Hiking in the Rocky Mountains

This is an 8-day trip that keeps driving to a minimum (it's less than 1,000 miles) while providing access to some of the great hikes and scenic drives in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The trip begins and ends in Denver, and spends most of its time near the Interstate 70 corridor. Destinations visited include Boulder, Silverthorne, Loveland Pass, Independence Pass, Aspen, the Maroon Bells, and Glenwood Canyon.

Day 1

Around Denver, Idaho Springs, Boulder

Day 2

Hiking the Flatirons and exploring around Boulder

Day 3

Eldorado Canyon and Golden Gate Canyon

Day 4

Hikes with amazing views above 10,000 feet

Day 5

The scenic drive to Aspen, Colorado

Day 6

Amazing scenery around Aspen

Day 7

Driving, sightseeing, and hiking

Day 8

A final hike, then the drive back to Denver