16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 3 nights
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Golden
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
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Grand Junction
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Garden of the Gods, &more), Estes Park (Horseback Riding Tours & Off-Road Tours) and Pearl Street Mall (in Boulder). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Denver. In June, daytime highs in Denver are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Golden.

Things to do in Denver

Side Trips

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Off-Road Tours
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Golden

Golden ©

Lowell of the West

Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain, stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Coors Brewery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Golden travel app.

Golden is just a short distance from Denver. In June, daytime highs in Golden are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Golden

Parks · Museums · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain
Coors Brewery ©
Coors Brewery
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

2
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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hanging Lake. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Glenwood Railroad Museum and then get in on the family fun at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Glenwood Springs trip planning website.

Getting from Golden to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram and bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Golden in June; daily highs in Glenwood Springs reach 66°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Thermal Spas
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Grand Junction

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. On the 7th (Sun), do a tasting at Red Fox Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): stop by Enstrom's, take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction, then identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument, then engage your brain at Museum of the West, and finally get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Junction road trip site.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Grand Junction takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Grand Junction: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction

2
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Partition Arch, explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, stroll through Devils Garden Trailhead, then explore the striking landscape at Windows, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Arches National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hike along Rim Trail, trek along Queen's Garden Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Arches National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get great views at Observation Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Observation Point
Observation Point
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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