8 days in Grand Junction & Dinosaur Itinerary

8 days in Grand Junction & Dinosaur Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Junction & Dinosaur Itinerary

Start: Grand Junction
1
Grand Junction
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Dinosaur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Grand Junction

5
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Junction: Clark Family Orchards (in Palisade), Moab (Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, & more) and Colorado National Monument (in Fruita). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, hike along Canyon View Park, and take in breathtaking views at Dominguez Canyon.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Grand Junction. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Moab, Clark Family Orchards, Colorado National Monument
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

2
nights
Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Dinosaur National Monument and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dinosaur trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Dinosaur takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Junction in November, with highs in Dinosaur at 48°F and lows at 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jensen
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Dinosaur National Monument ©
Dinosaur National Monument
Quarry Exhibit Hall ©
Quarry Exhibit Hall

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