7 days in Nephi, Colorado & Safford Itinerary

7 days in Nephi, Colorado & Safford Itinerary

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Nephi
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Aspen
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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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Safford
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Nephi

Nephi ©
Nephi is a city in Juab County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Fairview Museum of History and Art and then relax in the rural setting at Rowley's Red Barn. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Payson Utah Temple, head outdoors with Nebo Scenic Loop Byway, and then don't miss a visit to Devil's Kitchen.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nephi day trip planner.

Phoenix to Nephi is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Phoenix in October, things will get much colder in Nephi: highs are around 65°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Nephi

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Payson, Fairview Museum of History and Art, Rowley's Red Barn
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Fairview Museum of History and Art ©
Fairview Museum of History and Art
Payson Utah Temple ©
Payson Utah Temple
Rowley's Red Barn ©
Rowley's Red Barn

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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.
On the 31st (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Independence Pass, hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then stroll around The John Denver Sanctuary.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip planner.

Drive from Nephi to Aspen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, Aspen is little chillier than Nephi - with highs of 60°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll around Garden of the Gods, explore and take pictures at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in November; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 55°F and lows reach 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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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 3rd (Tue): browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Denver online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. November in Denver sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Safford.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©

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Safford

Safford ©
Safford is a city in Graham County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy unforgettable views with AZ Air Ventures, see the sky in a new way at Discovery Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Roper Lake State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Safford day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denver to Safford. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in November, with highs in Safford at 71°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Safford

Outdoors · Tours · Childrens Museums
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AZ Air Ventures ©
AZ Air Ventures
Roper Lake State Park ©
Roper Lake State Park

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