3 days in Northwest Colorado & Meeker Itinerary

3 days in Northwest Colorado & Meeker Itinerary

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Rifle
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Meeker
— Few hours
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Aspen
— 1 night
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Dillon
— 1 night

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Rifle

Rifle ©
The City of Rifle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Rifle Gap State Park, admire the sheer force of Rifle Falls, and then enjoy some diversion at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rifle journey website.

Vail to Rifle is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Vail in September, plan for much hotter days in Rifle, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Meeker.

Things to do in Rifle

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rifle Gap State Park ©
Rifle Gap State Park
Rifle Creek Golf Course ©
Rifle Creek Golf Course

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Meeker

Meeker
The Town of Meeker is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, United States. To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Meeker online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rifle to Meeker in an hour. Traveling from Rifle in September, plan for little chillier nights in Meeker, with lows around 43°F. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to Aspen.

Things to do in Meeker

Museums · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the activities along Crater Lake Trail, then trek along Rio Grande Trail, and then stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aspen day trip planner.

Getting from Meeker to Aspen by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Aspen can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dillon.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Crater Lake Trail ©
Crater Lake Trail

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Dillon

Dillon ©
The Town of Dillon is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): hike along Lily Pad Lake, then take an in-depth tour of Frisco Historic Park and Museum, and then explore the activities along Dillon Reservoir.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dillon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Dillon takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Aspen in September, you will find days in Dillon are a bit cooler (58°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dillon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lily Pad Lake ©
Lily Pad Lake
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

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