22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  17​h
1
Denver
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Breckenridge
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Dinosaur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Fruita
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Mosca
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Athens

3
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.
You've added Colorado State Capitol, United States Mint, Boulder Creek Path, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and steep yourself in history at Union Station.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Denver attractions planner.

Athens, Greece to Denver is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in February, you will find days in Denver are little chillier (8°C), and nights are much colder (-7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Boulder, Coors Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

3
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riverwalk in Downtown Estes Park, Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, New Belgium Brewing, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Devil's Thumb Ranch Cross Country Skiing and then cruise along Trail Ridge Road.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder .

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in February, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be about the same, around -6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Winter Sports

Side Trips

Estes Park, New Belgium Brewing Company, Devil's Thumb Ranch Cross Country Skiing
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

3
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Elmo, Boreas Pass Road and Quandary Peak. Take a break from Breckenridge with a short trip to Vail Mountain Resort in Vail, about 50 minutes away. On the 4th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Main Street.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip website .

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Breckenridge in 3 hours. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in March, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -8°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Vail Mountain Resort, St. Elmo
Highlights from your plan
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Quandary Peak ©
Quandary Peak
Boreas Pass Road ©
Boreas Pass Road

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yampa River Botanic Park as well as Fish Creek Falls. On the 5th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs route planner .

Getting from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Breckenridge in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Steamboat Springs, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Yampa River Botanic Park ©
Yampa River Botanic Park

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aspen Snowmass, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool and Maroon Bells. There's more to do: hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are little chillier, around 1°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

Maroon Bells, Aspen Snowmass
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool ©
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

1
night
Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dinosaur National Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dinosaur trip site .

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Dinosaur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in March, things will get a bit warmer in Dinosaur: highs are around 15°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fruita.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur National Monument ©
Dinosaur National Monument

1
night
Fruita

Fruita ©
The City of Fruita is a Home Rule Municipality located in western Mesa County, Colorado, United States. You've now added Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fruita sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Dinosaur to Fruita in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Fruita are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Fruita

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

2
nights
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Telluride Outside, Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and South Rim Road. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a memorable drive along South Rim Road.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fruita to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. In March, daily temperatures in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, Telluride Outside
Highlights from your plan
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mayflower Gold Mill, Cliff Palace, Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum and then explore and take pictures at James Ranch.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Durango travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Durango with the Route module. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Durango, with lows around -5°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mosca.

Things to do in Durango

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Mayflower Gold Mill, Cliff Palace
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Mayflower Gold Mill ©
Mayflower Gold Mill

2
nights
Mosca

Mosca ©
Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Sand Dunes National Park as well as San Luis State Park. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at San Luis State Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mosca online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Durango to Mosca takes 3 hours. Traveling from Durango in March, Mosca is slightly colder at night with lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Mosca

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes National Park ©
Great Sand Dunes National Park
San Luis State Park ©
San Luis State Park

1
day
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 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll through Garden of the Gods, and then admire all the interesting features of United States Air Force Academy.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Mosca to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mosca in March since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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