1 day in Denver & Cortez Itinerary

1 day in Denver & Cortez Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado holiday planner

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Denver
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Cortez
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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Denver day trip planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Denver. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll set off for Cortez on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Cortez

— 1 day
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
Dolores Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Dolores Canyon.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cortez trip planning site.

You can fly from Denver to Cortez in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in August, expect little chillier with lows of 53°F in Cortez. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cortez

Parks · Nature