4 days in Colorado Itinerary

4 days in Colorado Itinerary

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1
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
2
Aspen
— 2 nights

1
night
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 8th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Park Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park attractions planner.

Grand Junction to Mesa Verde National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Grand Junction in April since evenings lows in Mesa Verde National Park dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ©
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of West Elk Loop Scenic Byway.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aspen itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Aspen in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in April, plan for slightly colder days in Aspen, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

West Elk Loop Scenic Byway
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Independence Ghost Town ©
Independence Ghost Town

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