18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cypress
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Fort Collins
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Estes Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hot Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Silverthorne
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Buena Vista
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
11
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
13
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Cypress


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Trinidad

Trinidad
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinidad trip planner .

Cypress to Trinidad is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cypress in June: high temperatures in Trinidad hover around 86°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Canon City.

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canon City trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Canon City takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

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Scenic Drive Outdoors Wineries
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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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.
Plan a trip to Colorado Springs easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park
Bristol Brewing Company ©
Bristol Brewing Company

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel, contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge, and then examine the collection at Colorado Railroad Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Wild Animal Sanctuary and then get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Denver sightseeing planning website .

Take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Denver are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Dinosaur Ridge, Colorado Railroad Museum, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Argo Mill and Tunnel, The Wild Animal Sanctuary
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 13th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Center for Fine Art Photography, then see the interesting displays at Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fort Collins driving holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Fort Collins takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Museums
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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.
Before you visit Estes Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Fort Collins to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Estes Park are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hot Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums Shopping
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Hot Sulphur Springs

Hot Sulphur Springs
Hot Sulphur Springs is a statutory town and the county seat of Grand County, Colorado, United States. To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Sulphur Springs online road trip planner .

Drive from Estes Park to Hot Sulphur Springs in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Estes Park in June; daily highs in Hot Sulphur Springs reach 77°F and lows reach 38°F. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Silverthorne.

Things to do in Hot Sulphur Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Silverthorne

Silverthorne ©
For people with the surname, see Silverthorne (surname).Silverthorne is a Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous town in Summit County, Colorado. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vail Valley and Booth Falls Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Vail Recreation Path and St Mary's Glacier. Explore Silverthorne's surroundings by going to Beaver Creek Chapel (in Beaver Creek), Guanella Pass (in Georgetown) and Breckenridge Welcome Center (in Breckenridge). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lily Pad Lake, hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, take an in-depth tour of Frisco Historic Park and Museum, and explore the activities along Dillon Reservoir.

Before you visit Silverthorne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Hot Sulphur Springs to Silverthorne in an hour. Traveling from Hot Sulphur Springs in June, you will find days in Silverthorne are colder (56°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Silverthorne

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vail, Frisco, Beaver Creek Chapel, Dillon Reservoir, Breckenridge Welcome Center
Highlights from your plan
St Mary's Glacier ©
St Mary's Glacier
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Lily Pad Lake ©
Lily Pad Lake

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Buena Vista

Buena Vista
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Buena Vista trip planning website .

You can drive from Silverthorne to Buena Vista in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Silverthorne in June, expect nights in Buena Vista to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are much warmer, around 79°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, then admire the majestic nature at Mueller State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Old Homestead House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Peterson Air & Space Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cheyenne Mountain, and then admire the striking features of Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Buena Vista in June, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mueller State Park, Old Homestead House Museum, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Highlights from your plan
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Old Homestead House Museum ©
Old Homestead House Museum
Cheyenne Mountain State Park ©
Cheyenne Mountain State Park

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico and then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Roswell trip planner .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Roswell in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in June: high temperatures in Roswell hover around 97°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pecos Flavors Winery ©
Pecos Flavors Winery
Walker Aviation Musem ©
Walker Aviation Musem

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Austin.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks Nature
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Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail
Big Room ©
Big Room

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Pedernales Falls State Park, learn about winemaking at Bell Springs Winery, and then do a tasting at Duchman Family Winery. On your second day here, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Austin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Austin is 1 hour. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in June, you will find days in Austin are little chillier (93°F), and nights are a bit warmer (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pedernales Falls State Park, Bell Springs Winery, Duchman Family Winery
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Pedernales Falls State Park ©
Pedernales Falls State Park
Duchman Family Winery ©
Duchman Family Winery
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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