8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Colorado trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Pueblo
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive
3
La Junta
— 2 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Tulsa

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Pueblo — 4 nights

Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo and Pike and San Isabel National Forests Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands. Get out of town with these interesting Pueblo side-trips: Walsenburg (Museum of Friends & Lathrop State Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Nature & Wildlife Discovery Center - River Campus, get to know the resident critters at Pueblo Zoo, examine the collection at Center for American Values, and get engrossed in the history at Pueblo Heritage Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pueblo route maker app.

Tulsa to Pueblo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Tulsa to Pueblo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tulsa in May, Pueblo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trinidad.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Trinidad — 1 night

Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company and then walk around Trinidad Lake State Park.

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

Drive from Pueblo to Trinidad in 1.5 hours. In May in Trinidad, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to La Junta.
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Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

La Junta — 2 nights

La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Picketwire Canyonlands and then see the interesting displays at Koshare Indian Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our La Junta online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to La Junta takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Nature · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites