11 days in Grand Junction & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Grand Junction & San Francisco Itinerary

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Grand Junction
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights

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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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Cross Orchards Historic Site. Do your shopping at Colterris at the Overlook and Tom Till Gallery. Explore Grand Junction's surroundings by going to Glenwood Springs (Cooper Corner Gallery, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Moab). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, and examine the collection at Allen Unique Auto Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Junction trip itinerary website.

Denver to Grand Junction is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Denver in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Junction: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

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6
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San Francisco

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City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Chocolate Heavenfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Legion of Honor capture your imagination. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Mumm Napa (in Rutherford), Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery (in Santa Rosa) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Museum of Ice Cream, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Grand Junction to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Grand Junction to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Grand Junction in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Musee Mecanique
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