6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  7​h
1
Telluride
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Denver
— 1 night
tram:  30​min
4
Littleton
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Madison

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Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Telluride itinerary planning website .

Madison to Telluride is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madison in August, things will get a bit cooler in Telluride: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Telluride

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Idarado Mine
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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Idarado Mine ©
Idarado Mine

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Telluride to Zion National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Telluride in August: highs in Zion National Park hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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night
Denver

Denver ©
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 21st (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally stroll around Crown Hill Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denver itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Denver in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in August: highs in Denver hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the tram to Littleton.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Crown Hill Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Littleton

Littleton ©
Littleton is the Home Rule Municipality in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson counties that is the county seat of Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Littleton Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver, and then immerse yourself in nature at Chatfield State Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Littleton trip itinerary planner .

Littleton is just a stone's throw from Denver. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Littleton

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Denver LDS Temple, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver
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Chatfield State Park ©
Chatfield State Park
Littleton Museum ©
Littleton Museum
Denver LDS Temple ©
Denver LDS Temple

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