32 days in Colorado & South Carolina Itinerary

32 days in Colorado & South Carolina Itinerary

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Durango
— 3 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights
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Buena Vista
— 4 nights
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Idaho Springs
— 3 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Hilton Head
— 4 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Durango side-trips: Ouray (Yankee Girl Mine, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Bear Creek Falls (in Telluride). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and explore the landscape on two wheels at The Colorado Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Durango trip maker site.

Konya, Turkey to Durango is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Konya to Durango. Expect slightly colder evenings in Durango when traveling from Konya in July, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
When in Aspen, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Glenwood Springs, approximately Glenwood Springs away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, cruise along Independence Pass, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, and trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

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Traveling by car from Durango to Aspen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Durango in July; daily highs in Aspen reach 32°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

4
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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Buena Vista side-trips: Leadville (Mineral Belt Trail & Mount Elbert). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and walk around Buena Vista River Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista route planner.

You can drive from Aspen to Buena Vista in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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Idaho Springs

The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Springs: Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Roosevelt National Forest (in Rollinsville). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, cruise along Guanella Pass, get outside with Mt. Bierstadt, and go deep underground at Hidee Gold Mine.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Idaho Springs attractions planner.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Idaho Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Buena Vista in July, you will find days in Idaho Springs are much colder (13°C), and nights are slightly colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

3
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, trek along Lily Lake Trailhead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Idaho Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Idaho Springs in July, you will find days in Rocky Mountain National Park are warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Canon City (Four Mile Ranch Golf Club & River Rafting & Tubing) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get outside with Adventures Out West, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Golf

Side Trips

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to Litchfield Beach and see Litchfield Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, stroll through Myrtle Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Myrtle Beach takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, Myrtle Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston to go to Awendaw and see The Center for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk around Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park, have some family-friendly fun at Pounce Cat Cafe, and steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

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Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Explore Hilton Head's surroundings by going to Beaufort (Hunting Island State Park, Pat Conroy Literary Center, &more). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.