11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Managua
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Navajo Dam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Breckenridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Denver

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 24th (Sat), stroll through Phoenix Zoo and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Chase Field and then explore the world behind art at Heard Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix route planner .

Managua, Nicaragua to Phoenix is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, Phoenix is a bit cooler than Managua - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Navajo Dam.

Things to do in Phoenix

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Balloon Rides
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo

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Navajo Dam

Navajo Dam ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Navajo Lake State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Navajo Dam route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Phoenix to Navajo Dam. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in March; daily highs in Navajo Dam reach 13°C and lows reach -5°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Durango.

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Navajo Lake State Park (Pine) ©
Navajo Lake State Park (Pine)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum, then don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, and then view the masterpieces at Toh-Atin Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Durango online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Navajo Dam to Durango takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Durango are 13°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Denver.

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Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Toh-Atin Gallery ©
Toh-Atin Gallery

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Denver

Denver ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by Tattered Cover Book Store, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Union Station, Denver, CO, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder tool .

Getting from Durango to Denver by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Durango in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of -1°C in Denver. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Breckenridge Ski Resort. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Keystone Ski Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge driving holiday website .

You can drive from Denver to Breckenridge in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Denver in March, expect nights in Breckenridge to be little chillier, around -10°C, while days are much colder, around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Keystone Ski Area
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Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Keystone Ski Area ©
Keystone Ski Area

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Vail

Vail ©
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Vail Mountain Resort.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vail tour planner .

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Vail takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Vail can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Vail

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens ©
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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