7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— Few hours
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Denver
— Few hours
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
4
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
5
Silverton
— 1 night
6
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
7
Grand Junction
— 1 night

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Nashville. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for Denver on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Parks Tours

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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 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Denver route planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect Denver to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, thenwalk around Garden of the Gods, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs day trip app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire nature's extreme beauty at High Dune Trail and then explore the activities along Little Medano Creek.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Colorado Springs to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. Traveling from Colorado Springs in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Silverton.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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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 7th (Mon), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idarado Mine and then explore and take pictures at Million Dollar Highway.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Silverton route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Silverton. When traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in September, plan for slightly colder days in Silverton, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Idarado Mine ©
Idarado Mine

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Far View Sites, thenexplore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, thenexplore the ancient world of Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Silverton to Mesa Verde National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Silverton in September: highs in Mesa Verde National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction, make a trip to The Blue Pig Gallery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies and then look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Junction trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Junction in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Grand Junction. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction

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