8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

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8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
La Junta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pueblo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Walsenburg (Museum Of Friends & Lathrop State Park) and La Veta (Highway of Legends Scenic Byway & Francisco Fort Museum). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Trinidad Lake State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Trinidad History Museum, look for gifts at Purgatorie River Trading Company, and sample the tasty concoctions at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Trinidad journey planning website .

Los Angeles to Trinidad is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Trinidad is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to La Junta.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Walsenburg, La Veta
Highlights from your plan
Trinidad Lake State Park ©
Trinidad Lake State Park
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company ©
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company
Trinidad History Museum ©
Trinidad History Museum

1
night
La Junta

La Junta ©
La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, examine the collection at Koshare Indian Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Picketwire Canyonlands.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our La Junta driving holiday app .

You can drive from Trinidad to La Junta in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Pueblo.

Things to do in La Junta

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum

3
nights
Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Pueblo is known for outdoors, museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, stroll around Lake Pueblo, Colorado State Park, examine the collection at Center for American Values, and contemplate the long history of Rosemount Museum.

Discover how to plan a Pueblo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from La Junta to Pueblo by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Pueblo sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Rosemount Museum ©
Rosemount Museum