5 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Payne & Atlanta Itinerary

5 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Payne & Atlanta Itinerary

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5 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Payne & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Fort Payne
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Miami, Florida

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night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park online road trip planner .

Miami to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Miami to Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Miami in August since evenings lows in Rocky Mountain National Park dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Horseback Riding Tours

1
day
Fort Payne

Fort Payne
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Little River Canyon Center and then explore the stunning scenery at Little River Canyon National Preserve.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Payne travel route site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rocky Mountain National Park to Fort Payne. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fort Payne, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature
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Little River Canyon Center ©
Little River Canyon Center

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden and then stroll through Stone Mountain Park. On the next day, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, and then find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Atlanta online travel route builder .

Getting from Fort Payne to Atlanta by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Payne in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Atlanta, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
SKYVIEW Atlanta ©
SKYVIEW Atlanta

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