10 days in Creede, Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

10 days in Creede, Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

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10 days in Creede, Pagosa Springs & Silverton Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Creede
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Silverton
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Creede

Creede ©
The historic City of Creede is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Mineral County, Colorado, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Wheeler Geologic Area, see the interesting displays at Creede Underground Mining Museum, then steep yourself in history at Last Chance Mine, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bachelor Loop.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Creede road trip website .

Atlanta to Creede is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in June: high temperatures in Creede hover around 57°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Creede

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Wheeler Geologic Area ©
Wheeler Geologic Area
North Clear Creek Falls ©
North Clear Creek Falls
Last Chance Mine ©
Last Chance Mine

3
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piedra Falls and Diamond Hitch Stables. Visiting San Juan River Walk and Treasure Falls will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hike along Fourmile Falls Trail, look for gifts at The Choke Cherry Tree, delve into the distant past at Chimney Rock National Monument, and relax and rejuvenate at The Springs Resort & Spa.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pagosa Springs trip planner .

Traveling by car from Creede to Pagosa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Creede in June: highs in Pagosa Springs hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Silverton.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Piedra Falls ©
Piedra Falls
Diamond Hitch Stables ©
Diamond Hitch Stables
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

4
nights
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Ice Lakes Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Silverton Mountain and Molas Pass. Venture out of the city with trips to Telluride (Black Bear Pass & Cornet Creek Falls). And it doesn't end there: get out on two wheels at Ophir Pass Trail, take a memorable drive along Alpine Loop, and make a trip to Idarado Mine.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Silverton attractions planner .

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Silverton in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pagosa Springs in June, expect nights in Silverton to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Telluride, Alpine Loop
Highlights from your plan
Ophir Pass Trail ©
Ophir Pass Trail
Silverton Mountain ©
Silverton Mountain
Ice Lakes Trail ©
Ice Lakes Trail

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