15 days in Oklahoma City, Colorado & Montana Itinerary

15 days in Oklahoma City, Colorado & Montana Itinerary

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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Explore hidden gems such as Chickasaw National Recreation Area and American Banjo Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Henry Overholser Mansion and St. Joseph Old Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Oka' Chokmasi (in Sulphur) and Bedre Fine Chocolate (in Davis). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at Ride OKC, explore the world behind art at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, examine the collection at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and appreciate the history behind Centennial Land Run Monument.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City tour builder website.

New York City to Oklahoma City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Oklahoma City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oklahoma City: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sulphur, Bedre Fine Chocolate
Highlights from your plan
Chickasaw National Recreation Area ©
Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Ride OKC ©
Ride OKC
Henry Overholser Mansion ©
Henry Overholser Mansion

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph Point Hike, then hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, and then delve into the distant past at Long House. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Ruins Road, then examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park holiday planner.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Mesa Verde National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in October: high temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park hover around 69°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike
Long House ©
Long House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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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.
On the 15th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mesa Verde National Park to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Divide, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Manitou Springs Incline
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Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline

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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 17th (Sat): trek along McCullough Gulch, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then cruise along Boreas Pass Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, stroll through Booth Falls Trail, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Breckenridge online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Vail
Highlights from your plan
Spas

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Get outdoors at Rocky Mountains and Crater Lake Trail. Explore hidden gems such as The John Denver Sanctuary and Rio Grande Trail. Take a break from Aspen with a short trip to Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail in Glenwood Springs, about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: hike along Grottos Trail and stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Aspen day trip site.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in October: highs in Aspen hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, Rocky Mountains
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Rocky Mountains ©
Rocky Mountains
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Getting from Aspen to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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