15 days in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne & Denver Itinerary

15 days in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne & Denver Itinerary

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15 days in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne & Denver Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Cheyenne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway & Deer Valley Resort). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, and ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in Salt Lake City are warmer (37°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Explore Cheyenne's surroundings by going to Fort Collins (River Rafting & Tubing & Cache La Poudre River) and Medicine Bow National Forest (in Laramie). The adventure continues: have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol, examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and don't miss a visit to Big Boy Steam Engine.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne travel route site .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Cheyenne by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, things will get slightly colder in Cheyenne: highs are around 34°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Medicine Bow National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Mini Incline (in Castle Rock), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Denver journey builder .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Denver are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Garden of the Gods, Mini Incline
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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