14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to Aspen-Pitkin Co/Sardy Field, Drive to Gunnison
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Gunnison
— 2 nights
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Grand Junction
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive
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Telluride
— 1 night
Drive
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Durango
— 4 nights
Fly to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Drive to Rolla

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Gunnison

The City of Gunnison is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, then see the interesting displays at Gunnison Pioneer Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Open Your Eyes Photography Workshops & Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at Blue Mesa Fishing, admire all the interesting features of Kebler Pass, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Union Congregational Church.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gunnison trip planner.

Rolla to Gunnison is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rolla to Gunnison, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rolla in November: high temperatures in Gunnison hover around 45°F and lows are around 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Gunnison

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kebler Pass ©
Scenic Drive
Kebler Pass
4.7

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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. Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Western Colorado Center for the Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Colorado National Monument and Grand Mesa. When in Grand Junction, make a side trip to see Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, approximately Arches National Park away. There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at John McConnell Math and Science Center, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction, and stop by Enstrom's.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Junction vacation maker website.

You can drive from Gunnison to Grand Junction in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gunnison in November: high temperatures in Grand Junction hover around 53°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Delicate Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
4.9

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Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum, then steep yourself in history at Yankee Girl Mine, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Animas Forks, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Sweety's Wildlife Preserve Art Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Yankee Boy Basin, stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, and then stop by Route 550 Gifts.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ouray holiday maker website.

Drive from Grand Junction to Ouray in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Junction in November: highs in Ouray hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Telluride.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Geologic Formation
Yankee Boy Basin
4.7
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Ouray Alchemist Museum
4.7
Yankee Girl Mine ©
Historic Site
Yankee Girl Mine
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Telluride

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at New Sheridan Hotel, ponder the world of politics at San Miguel County Courthouse, then take an in-depth tour of Telluride Historical Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Valley Floor, and finally look for gifts at Telluride Truffle.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Telluride online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ouray to Telluride by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Telluride

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
New Sheridan Hotel ©
Historic Site
New Sheridan Hotel
4.6
Telluride Truffle ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Telluride Truffle
4.7

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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.
Get outdoors at Balloon Rides and River Rafting & Tubing. Get some historical perspective at Aztec Ruins National Monument and Cliff Palace. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery, take a peaceful walk through San Juan National Forest, and explore the galleries of Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Durango road trip website.

Traveling by car from Telluride to Durango takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. While traveling from Telluride, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 23°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.8

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