9 days in Boulder, Aspen & Palisade Itinerary

9 days in Boulder, Aspen & Palisade Itinerary

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Boulder
— 2 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights
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Palisade
— 3 nights

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Boulder

Boulder

Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Boulder trip itinerary maker app.

Loveland to Boulder is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Aspen.

Things to do in Boulder

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Aspen

Rocky Mountain High

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.
Step out of Aspen to go to Buena Vista and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, grab your bike and head to Rio Grande Trail, and stroll through The John Denver Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Aspen day trip tool.

You can drive from Boulder to Aspen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boulder in July, things will get little chillier in Aspen: highs are around 81°F and lows about 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Palisade.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Maroon Bells
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Scenic Drive
Independence Pass
4.8

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Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Palisade is known for wineries, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Hermosa Vineyards, don't miss a visit to The Blue Pig Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, and visit Peach Street Distillers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Palisade attractions planning app.

You can drive from Aspen to Palisade in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in July; daily highs in Palisade reach 93°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Winery / Vineyard
Hermosa Vineyards
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Winery / Vineyard
Meadery of the Rockies
4.8

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