3 days in Alamosa & Golden Itinerary

3 days in Alamosa & Golden Itinerary

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3 days in Alamosa & Golden Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
Drive:  4​h 15​min
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Albuquerque


Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at The San Luis Valley Museum and then sample the tasty concoctions at San Luis Valley Brewing Company.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alamosa online trip builder .

Albuquerque to Alamosa is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Albuquerque in July: high temperatures in Alamosa hover around 83°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Golden.

Things to do in Alamosa

Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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San Luis Valley Brewing Company ©
San Luis Valley Brewing Company
The San Luis Valley Museum ©
The San Luis Valley Museum


Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
On the 18th (Thu), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Flatirons, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chautauqua Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl Street Mall.

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You can drive from Alamosa to Golden in 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Alamosa in July since evenings lows in Golden dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Golden

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Boulder, River Rafting & Tubing, Dinosaur Ridge
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River Rafting & Tubing
Flatirons ©
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge