21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 day
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Canon City
— 1 night
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Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
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Durango
— 1 night
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Telluride
— 1 night
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Ouray
— Few hours
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Montrose
— 1 night
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Vail
— 1 night
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
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Grand Lake
— 1 night
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Estes Park
— 3 nights
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Idaho Springs
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 1 night

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Baltimore

Baltimore

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore online holiday planner.

York to Baltimore is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from York in July since evenings lows in Baltimore dip to 74°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Denver.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Tours

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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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Baltimore to Denver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Baltimore to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Baltimore in July, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Denver. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Canon City

Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Canon City trip itinerary site.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Canon City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Canon City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F at night. You'll set off for Pagosa Springs on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs day trip planning app.

You can drive from Canon City to Pagosa Springs in 4 hours. Traveling from Canon City in July, expect Pagosa Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail

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Durango

Durango
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Durango day trip tool.

Getting from Pagosa Springs to Durango by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. July in Durango sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get outside with Telluride Outside, then take an in-depth tour of Telluride Historical Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Valley Floor.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Telluride road trip app.

Traveling by car from Durango to Telluride takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. While traveling from Durango, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Telluride, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Telluride Historical Museum ©
Telluride Historical Museum

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ouray attractions planner.

Getting from Telluride to Ouray by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montrose.

Things to do in Ouray

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yankee Girl Mine ©
Yankee Girl Mine

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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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the activities along Montrose Water Sports Park.

Plan my trip to Montrose with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ouray to Montrose takes an hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ouray in July, with highs in Montrose at 89°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Montrose

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Montrose Water Sports Park ©
Montrose Water Sports Park

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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 9th (Tue), stop by Downtown Grand Junction, then do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Junction driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Montrose to Grand Junction in 1.5 hours. In July in Grand Junction, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs driving holiday planner.

Drive from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Grand Junction in July, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be slightly colder, around 50°F, while days are cooler, around 68°F. You'll set off for Aspen on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

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 Maroon Bells and Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. There's still lots to do: get great views at Independence Pass.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Aspen by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vail.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area ©
Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

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Vail

Vail

Western White House of President Gerald Ford

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vail travel planning app.

You can drive from Aspen to Vail in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in July, you will find days in Vail are slightly colder (65°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Vail

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

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.
Pike National Forest has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pike National Forest, then take in the awesome beauty at Epic Discovery at Breck, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Breckenridge journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vail to Breckenridge takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Lake.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Epic Discovery at Breck ©
Epic Discovery at Breck
River Rafting & Tubing

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Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach at Grand Lake and then trek along Adams Falls Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Lake trip planner.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Grand Lake takes 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Breckenridge in July: high temperatures in Grand Lake hover around 53°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Adams Falls Trail ©
Adams Falls Trail

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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.
On the 16th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, then explore the activities along Bear Lake, and then cruise along Trail Ridge Road. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and then take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Lake to Estes Park by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Lake in July, plan for much warmer days in Estes Park, with highs around 91°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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Idaho Springs

The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Indian Hot Springs.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Idaho Springs planner.

You can drive from Estes Park to Idaho Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Estes Park in July: high temperatures in Idaho Springs hover around 53°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
St Mary's Glacier ©
St Mary's Glacier
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel

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Denver

Denver

Mile-High City

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip website.

Drive from Idaho Springs to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Idaho Springs in July; daily highs in Denver reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. You'll set off for Baltimore on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

On the 20th (Sat), stroll around Centennial Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Baltimore takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Baltimore, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park
Loch Raven Reservoir ©
Loch Raven Reservoir

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