10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Durango
— 1 night
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Bluff
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Moab
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Dinosaur
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Mosca Pass Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Little Medano Creek.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary site.

Huntsville to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Huntsville to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Huntsville, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Durango

Durango
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Durango online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Durango with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 44°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off to Bluff.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): scramble along the landscape with Wild Expeditions and then make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, make a trip to Sand Island Campground, then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bluff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durango to Bluff takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bluff when traveling from Durango in September, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Bluff

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Wild Expeditions
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Scenic Drive
Moki Dugway
4.8

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

Getting from Bluff to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll set off for Moab on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moab road trip planner.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, then don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip planner.

Drive from Moab to Arches National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
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Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
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Geologic Formation
Landscape Arch
4.8

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Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll through Jones Hole Trail and then explore the ancient world of Dinosaur National Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dinosaur itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Dinosaur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Dinosaur: highs are around 77°F and lows about 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails
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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Dinosaur to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dinosaur in September, with highs in Aspen at 72°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Nature · Parks
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Maroon Bells
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip website.

Drive from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in September; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 79°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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