10 days in Amarillo & Crested Butte Itinerary

10 days in Amarillo & Crested Butte Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Crested Butte
— 7 nights
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo trip planning app.

Dallas to Amarillo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Amarillo. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Crested Butte.
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Crested Butte

— 7 nights
Crested Butte is a home rule municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Explore Crested Butte's surroundings by going to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park (Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park & South Rim Road), Museum of the Mountain West (in Montrose) and Buena Vista (Sundance and Friends, Climbing Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Kebler Pass, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Union Congregational Church, play a few rounds at The Club at Crested Butte, and hike along Lower Loop Mountain Bike Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Crested Butte trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Amarillo to Crested Butte in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Amarillo, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Crested Butte, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 41°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Crested Butte

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Second Amendment Cowboy.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amarillo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Crested Butte to Amarillo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crested Butte to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Crested Butte in June: highs in Amarillo hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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