5 days in Colorado Itinerary

5 days in Colorado Itinerary

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5 days in Colorado Itinerary

Jacksonville
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
Ouray
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
Grand Junction
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
Jacksonville

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Ouray

Ouray, Colorado is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, and then examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ouray sightseeing planner.

Jacksonville to Ouray is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in December, things will get colder in Ouray: highs are around 34°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Ouray

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bear Creek Falls
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Ouray Alchemist Museum

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Grand Junction

The City of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction, then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa, then learn about winemaking at Mesa Park Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Talon Winery.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Junction trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Ouray to Grand Junction in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Grand Junction sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trip

Palisade
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Hermosa Vineyards
Meadery of the Rockies
Mesa Park Vineyards

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