10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Glenwood Springs
— Few hours
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Palisade
— 5 nights
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
4
Ouray
— 1 night
5
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Doc Holliday's Grave.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs tour itinerary planner.

Denver to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in August, you will find days in Glenwood Springs are cooler (64°F), and nights are a bit cooler (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Palisade.
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5
nights
Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Palisade is known for wineries, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Maison la Belle Vie Winery and don't miss a visit to Clark Family Orchards.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Palisade driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Palisade takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Palisade: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 61°F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries
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Winery / Vineyard
Hermosa Vineyards
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Winery / Vineyard
Maison la Belle Vie Winery
4.5

1
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Grand Junction

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. On the 23rd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction online route planner.

Grand Junction is just a stone's throw from Palisade. In August, daytime highs in Grand Junction are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Nature · Parks
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Mountain
Grand Mesa
4.7

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 24th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Yankee Boy Basin, contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, then see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum, and finally walk around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ouray travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Ouray takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Junction in August, with highs in Ouray at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Geologic Formation
Yankee Boy Basin
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Specialty Museum
Ouray Alchemist Museum
4.7

1
night

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Bishop Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Bishop Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouray to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. While traveling from Ouray, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Castle
Bishop Castle
4.4

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods and then look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. On the next day, learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Shopping
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