2 days in Montrose & Silverton Itinerary

2 days in Montrose & Silverton Itinerary

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2 days in Montrose & Silverton Itinerary

Start: Montrose
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Montrose
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Silverton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Montrose

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Montrose

Montrose ©
The City of Montrose is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Montrose County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Mountain West, see the interesting displays at Ute Indian Museum, and then experience rural life at Flying Iron Ranch Alpacas.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Montrose trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Montrose. In October in Montrose, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Montrose

Museums
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Museum of the Mountain West ©
Museum of the Mountain West
Ute Indian Museum ©
Ute Indian Museum
Flying Iron Ranch Alpacas ©
Flying Iron Ranch Alpacas

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Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Million Dollar Highway to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): go deep underground at Idarado Mine and then admire all the interesting features of Million Dollar Highway.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Silverton trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Montrose to Silverton in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Montrose in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Silverton, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Silverton

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Idarado Mine ©
Idarado Mine