14 days in Colorado & Dodge City Itinerary

14 days in Colorado & Dodge City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Silverton
— 1 night
2
Durango
— 2 nights
3
Lake City
— 2 nights
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
5
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
6
Dodge City
— 1 night

1
night
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Ouray County Museum, go deep underground at Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, and then see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along San Juan Skyway, appreciate the extensive heritage of Black Bear Pass, and then admire all the interesting features of Alpine Loop.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Silverton online tour planner.

Tulsa to Silverton is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tulsa in July, you will find days in Silverton are slightly colder (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ouray, Colorado, Black Bear Pass
Highlights from your plan
Ouray County Museum ©
Ouray County Museum
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour ©
Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the activities along Animas River, thenexplore the ancient world of Aztec Ruins National Monument, and then shop like a local with Toh-Atin Gallery. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Durango Community Recreation Center, thenwander the wide-open spaces of James Ranch Grill, thenget engrossed in the history at Animas Museum, and finally examine the collection at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Durango travel route planner.

Getting from Silverton to Durango by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Silverton, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Durango, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lake City.

Things to do in Durango

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Aztec Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Animas River ©
Animas River
Aztec Ruins National Monument ©
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Toh-Atin Gallery ©
Toh-Atin Gallery

2
nights
Lake City

Lake City ©
The Town of Lake City is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Hinsdale County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Tack Mine Tours & Museum.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durango to Lake City takes 4 hours. When traveling from Durango in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Lake City, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Lake City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hard Tack Mine Tours & Museum ©
Hard Tack Mine Tours & Museum

3
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 3rd (Fri): walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, thencontemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and finally explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Lake City to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lake City in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Highlights from your plan
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument ©

4
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kids will enjoy Sprague Lake and Cub Lake Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Alluvial Fan and Keystone Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rocky Mountain National Park: Walden (Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge & State Forest State Park) and Dillon Reservoir (in Dillon).

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in August: highs in Rocky Mountain National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Walden, Keystone Lake, Dillon Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan
Cub Lake Trail ©
Cub Lake Trail
Keystone Lake ©
Keystone Lake

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night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Home of Stone, see the interesting displays at Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, thenget engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, and finally get to know the resident critters at Dodge City Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dodge City online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Dodge City with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Dodge City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dodge City, with lows of °F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Big Well
Highlights from your plan
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame ©
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame

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