8 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Durango Itinerary

8 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Durango Itinerary

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Durango
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve day trip site.

Dallas to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to be colder, around 39°F, while days are little chillier, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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Durango

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alpine Loop, Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum and Over the Hill Outfitters. Explore Durango's surroundings by going to Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton), Box Canyon Waterfall & Park (in Ouray) and Bear Creek Falls (in Telluride). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango, get interesting insight from Tours, and hike along Animas River Trail.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Durango with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

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