11 days in Denver, Provo & Rochester Itinerary

11 days in Denver, Provo & Rochester Itinerary

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Rochester
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Denver — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and savor the flavors at Laws Whiskey House.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Denver road trip website.

Brisbane, Australia to Denver is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Brisbane to Denver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brisbane in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Denver, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly to Provo.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Provo — 1 night

Provo is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of Utah, located 43mi south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. On the 2nd (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Provo Canyon and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Provo City Center Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Provo driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Denver to Provo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Provo are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Rochester.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Rochester — 4 nights

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Letchworth State Park (in Castile) and Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield). There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at Crush Beer & Wine Tours, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, cool off at Seabreeze Amusement Park, and examine the collection at George Eastman Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rochester trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Provo to Rochester takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Provo to Rochester due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Provo in July: highs in Rochester hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Tours · Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips