26 days in Westcliffe Itinerary

26 days in Westcliffe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dalton
Drive:  29 h 45 min
— 22 nights
Drive:  29 h 45 min
End: Dalton


Westcliffe ©
Westcliffe is a statutory town that is the county seat of Custer County, Colorado, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bishop Castle and Crestone Artisans Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like High Dune Trail and Mission: Wolf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westcliffe: Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve (Little Medano Creek & Mosca Pass Trail), Mosca (Great Sand Dunes National Park, South Zapata Lake, &more) and Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rainbow Trail, steep yourself in history at Los Caminos Antiguos, immerse yourself in nature at Lathrop State Park, and see the interesting displays at Silver Cliff Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Westcliffe online day trip planner.

Dalton to Westcliffe is an approximately 12- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dalton in October, expect nights in Westcliffe to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Westcliffe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mosca, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Crestone, Hooper, Walsenburg
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Mission: Wolf ©
Mission: Wolf
Rainbow Trail ©
Rainbow Trail