14 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

14 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

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14 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

Start: Folsom
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Reno
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Denver
— 8 nights
Drive:  17 h
End: Folsom

2
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): try your luck at Casino at Silver Legacy Resort, then examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, then try your luck at Peppermill Casino, and finally enjoy some diversion at Antique Angel Wedding Chapel. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then fly down the slopes at Northstar California.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reno day trip planning website .

Folsom to Reno is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Folsom in December: high temperatures in Reno hover around 47°F and lows are around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Northstar California
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Casino at Silver Legacy Resort ©
Casino at Silver Legacy Resort
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Northstar California ©
Northstar California

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Temple Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Reno to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reno to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reno in December, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be about the same, around 24°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

8
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road), Boulder (Avery Brewing Company & Pearl Street Mall) and Estes Park (Spas, Patterson Glassworks Studio & Gallery, & more). On the 5th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Keystone Ski Area. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip maker tool .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Denver by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in December, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Estes Park, Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park, Main Street, The Colorado Freedom Memorial
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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