6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Telluride
— Few hours
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Silverton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Memphis

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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. On the 11th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at San Miguel County Courthouse.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Telluride trip itinerary app .

Memphis to Telluride is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Telluride is minus 1 hour. In August, Telluride is much colder than Memphis - with highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Durango.

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night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Scenic Aperture Gallery, then make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Durango trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by shuttle from Telluride to Durango takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Telluride in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Durango: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Scenic Aperture Gallery ©
Scenic Aperture Gallery

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night
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Ice Lakes Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Island Lake, and then stop by Route 550 Gifts.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Silverton trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Durango to Silverton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Durango in August, expect nights in Silverton to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Silverton

Parks Trails Nature
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Ice Lakes Trail ©
Ice Lakes Trail
Island Lake ©
Island Lake

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ouray day trip planning tool .

Getting from Silverton to Ouray by car takes about an hour. August in Ouray sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Nature Trails
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Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
Yankee Girl Mine ©
Yankee Girl Mine

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Ouray to Aspen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Ouray in August, expect nights in Aspen to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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