11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  74​h
1
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dinosaur
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
3
Gunnison
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): put a fun spin on your tour with The Crooked Key, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, then stop by Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs road trip app .

Berlin, Germany to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 74-hour travel. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Strawberry Park Hot Springs ©
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore ©
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

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hours
Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Dinosaur National Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Dinosaur National Monument.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dinosaur vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Dinosaur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Dinosaur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Historic Sites
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Dinosaur National Monument ©
Dinosaur National Monument

1
night
Gunnison

Gunnison ©
The City of Gunnison is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. On the 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Curecanti National Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gunnison online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dinosaur to Gunnison takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dinosaur in July; daily highs in Gunnison reach 30°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Gunnison

Nature Parks
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Curecanti National Recreation Area ©
Curecanti National Recreation Area

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hours
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Durango to Mesa Verde National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. In July in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for Dinosaur on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Scenic Aperture Gallery and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Durango journey maker tool .

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Durango can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Durango

Adventure Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Scenic Aperture Gallery ©
Scenic Aperture Gallery

few
hours
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canon City to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Canon City in July: high temperatures in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve hover around 33°C and lows are around 10°C. You will leave for Gunnison on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Outdoors Trails

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Abbey Events Complex and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Canon City travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August, expect Canon City to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Adventure Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Abbey Events Complex ©
The Abbey Events Complex

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Garden of the Gods, then see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, and then go for a walk through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary planner .

Getting from Canon City to Colorado Springs by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect Colorado Springs to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Miramont Castle Museum, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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