6 days in Denver, Rawlins & Salt Lake City Itinerary

6 days in Denver, Rawlins & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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Denver
— 2 nights
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Rawlins
— 1 day
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Denver

Mile-High City

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 10th (Thu): engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, then see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, and then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip maker site.

Washington DC to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Denver is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Denver when traveling from Washington DC in September, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Rawlins

Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Carbon County Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Wyoming Frontier Prison.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rawlins trip planner.

Drive from Denver to Rawlins in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in September, with highs in Rawlins at 73°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rawlins

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rawlins to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Rawlins in September, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip