4 days in Mesa Verde National Park & Grand Junction Itinerary

4 days in Mesa Verde National Park & Grand Junction Itinerary

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4 days in Mesa Verde National Park & Grand Junction Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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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 4th (Wed), hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, then steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and finally delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park road trip planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Mesa Verde National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Mesa Verde National Park. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 5th (Thu), do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Junction trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Junction in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Grand Junction when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

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Meadery of the Rockies
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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