8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Colorado vacation planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Pueblo
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive
3
La Junta
— 1 night
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Portland

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Pueblo — 3 nights

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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, get engrossed in the history at Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo Museum, appreciate the history behind Heroes Plaza - National Medal of Honor Memorial, and stroll around City Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pueblo vacation planner.

Portland to Pueblo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Pueblo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in February, Pueblo is little chillier at night with lows of 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Trinidad.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Trinidad — 3 nights

Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. Explore Trinidad's surroundings by going to La Veta (Francisco Fort Museum & Highway of Legends Scenic Byway) and Walsenburg (Museum Of Friends & Lathrop State Park). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Trinidad Lake State Park and take in the awesome beauty at Simpson's Rest.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Trinidad trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pueblo to Trinidad in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to La Junta.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

La Junta — 1 night

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 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site and then see the interesting displays at Koshare Indian Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read La Junta visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to La Junta takes 1.5 hours. In February in La Junta, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites