8 days in Pagosa Springs & Creede Itinerary

8 days in Pagosa Springs & Creede Itinerary

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Pagosa Springs
— 3 nights
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Creede
— 4 nights
Drive to Gunnison Crested Butte Regional Airport, Fly to San Antonio International Airport

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Juan River Walk and Fourmile Falls Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at San Juan Historical Museum and Lantern Dancer. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Lobo Overlook / Radio Tower, hike along Piedra River Trail, trot along with a tour on horseback, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reservoir Hill Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pagosa Springs tour itinerary planner.

San Antonio to Pagosa Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in August, things will get colder in Pagosa Springs: highs are around 77°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Creede.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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Creede

The historic City of Creede is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Mineral County, Colorado, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Last Chance Mine and Creede Historic Museum. Step out of the city life by going to North Clear Creek Falls and Bachelor Loop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Creede: Lake City (Hinsdale County Museum, Sweety's Wildlife Preserve Art Zoo, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Wheeler Geologic Area and make a trip to Creede Frame Shop.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Creede travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Creede in 1.5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Pagosa Springs in August: highs in Creede hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 40°F. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Creede

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

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