11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Georgetown
— 1 night
3
Breckenridge
— 1 night
4
Grand Junction
— 1 night
5
Durango
— 2 nights
6
Alamosa
— 1 night
7
Santa Fe
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs online journey maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colorado Springs. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Georgetown.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

1
night
Georgetown

The historic Town of Georgetown is the Territorial Charter Municipality that is the county seat of Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Georgetown trip planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Georgetown by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. When traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for colder days in Georgetown, with highs around 53°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Georgetown

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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River Rafting & Tubing
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

1
night
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 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Frisco Historic Park and Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Georgetown to Breckenridge in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Georgetown in July, expect Breckenridge to be somewhat warmer, temps between 65°F and 49°F. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Museums

Side Trip

Frisco Historic Park and Museum
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Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

1
night
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. On the 2nd (Fri), engage your brain at Children's Nature Center, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, and then pause for some photo ops at Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Junction trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Breckenridge in August, plan for warmer days in Grand Junction, with highs around 89°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Childrens Museums · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Fruita
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Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey ©
Children's Nature Center ©
Children's Nature Center
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial ©
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, wander the wide-open spaces of James Ranch Grill, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, stroll through Purgatory Resort.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Durango trip maker app.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Durango in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Junction in August, with highs in Durango at 82°F and lows at 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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River Rafting & Tubing
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort
James Ranch Grill ©
James Ranch Grill

1
night
Alamosa

Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at San Luis Valley Brewing Company.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alamosa online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Durango to Alamosa in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Durango in August since evenings lows in Alamosa dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Alamosa

Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge ©
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
San Luis Valley Brewing Company ©
San Luis Valley Brewing Company

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 6th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. On the next day, browse for treasures at Traveler's Market, then examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary site.

Drive from Alamosa to Santa Fe in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Alamosa in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Valles Caldera National Preserve, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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