11 days in Grand Junction, Breckenridge & Las Vegas Itinerary

11 days in Grand Junction, Breckenridge & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Grand Junction
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Breckenridge
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Las Vegas
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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip planning website.

Pasadena to Grand Junction is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pasadena to Grand Junction due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pasadena in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Junction, with lows of 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries

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Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Breckenridge: Vail (Betty Ford Alpine Gardens & Vail Mountain Resort) and Aspen (Independence Pass & Grizzly Lake Trail). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at Frisco Escape Room, explore the landscape on two wheels at Wellington Trail, soar above the sights with Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides, and hike along McCullough Gulch.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge road trip website.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Breckenridge in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Grand Junction in October, expect nights in Breckenridge to be little chillier, around 32°F, while days are cooler, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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Frisco Escape Room ©
Frisco Escape Room
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides ©
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Breckenridge to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Breckenridge in October, with highs in Las Vegas at 82°F and lows at 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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