3 days in Portland, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

3 days in Portland, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

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3 days in Portland, Salt Lake City & Denver Itinerary

Start: Portland
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Portland
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Portland

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland day trip tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Portland. In July, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Salt Lake City. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 95°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Denver.

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

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Fly from Salt Lake City to Denver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect Denver to be slightly colder, temps between 87°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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