14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Bossier City
Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Estes Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  10 h 15 min
7
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: Bossier City

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Amarillo tour itinerary website.

Bossier City to Amarillo is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bossier City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Amarillo, with lows around 66°F. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nightlife

1
night
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get answers to all your questions at Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mosca Pass Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. Traveling from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in July; daily highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve reach 83°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center ©
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garden of the Gods, Downtown Manitou Springs and Helen Hunt Falls. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, then look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): get outside with Adventures Out West, identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Nature Center, and then steep yourself in history at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs route maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in July since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Bear Creek Nature Center ©
Bear Creek Nature Center
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): head outdoors with Mountain Angler, then fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports, then explore the activities along Sawmill Reservoir, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Blue River Bikeway. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Sapphire Point Overlook, get outside with Windrider of the Rockies, then go for a stroll along the water at Frisco Bay Marina, and finally contemplate the long history of High Line Railroad Park.

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You can drive from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in July: highs in Breckenridge hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Frisco
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Sawmill Reservoir ©
Sawmill Reservoir
Blue River Sports ©
Blue River Sports
Mountain Angler ©
Mountain Angler

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nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 11th (Sat), hit the slopes at Howelsen Hill Ski Area, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the galleries of Tread of Pioneers Museum, and finally get outside with Backdoor Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): hike along Yampa River Core Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Routt National Forest, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Steamboat Springs route maker app.

Traveling by bus from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in July: highs in Steamboat Springs hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Take a break from the city and head to Lily Lake and Cub Lake Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Lily Mountain Trail and Lake Estes Marina. Take a break from Estes Park with a short trip to Chapel on the Rock in Allenspark, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Baldpate Inn Key Room Collection, get your game on at Tiny Town Miniature Golf, get a taste of the local shopping with Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, and get in on the family fun at Estes Park Ride-A-Kart & Cascade Creek Mini-Golf.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park tour builder site.

You can do a combination of bus and car from Steamboat Springs to Estes Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, Estes Park is a bit warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 91°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lily Lake ©
Lily Lake
Cub Lake Trail ©
Cub Lake Trail
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

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night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Estes Park to Kansas City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Estes Park to Kansas City. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Estes Park in July since evenings lows in Kansas City dip to 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums
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Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions

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