8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— Few hours
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Palisade
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 day

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Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver vacation maker website.

San Francisco to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Denver is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. On the 13th (Sun), you're off to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Many Parks Curve Overlook, explore the activities along Bear Lake, and hike along Emerald Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In September in Rocky Mountain National Park, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Old Fall River Road ©
Old Fall River Road

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, then hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Independence Pass.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aspen day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Aspen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, Aspen is little chillier than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 72°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Palisade.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, then do a tasting at Maison la Belle Vie Winery, then do a tasting at Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room, and finally visit Peach Street Distillers.

Make your Palisade itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Aspen to Palisade in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in September, with highs in Palisade at 81°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Maison la Belle Vie Winery ©
Maison la Belle Vie Winery
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room ©
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Palisade to San Francisco with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Palisade in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 58°F at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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