9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Greeley
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Palisade
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Greeley
— 4 nights
End: Greeley

2
nights
Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 6th (Tue), do a tasting at Hermosa Vineyards. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, take a memorable drive along Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, then do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, and finally do a tasting at Talon Winery.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Palisade vacation planning tool .

Greeley to Palisade is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Greeley in August since evenings lows in Palisade dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Palisade

Wineries Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway
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Hermosa Vineyards ©
Hermosa Vineyards
Peach Street Distillers ©
Peach Street Distillers

2
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Drive and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Colorado Prisons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Bishop Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Mission: Wolf.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Canon City driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Palisade to Canon City takes 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mission: Wolf, Bishop Castle
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Mission: Wolf ©
Mission: Wolf
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle

1
day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs planner .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 56°F. You'll set off for Greeley on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

4
nights
Greeley

Greeley ©
The City of Greeley is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States. Carter Lake Reservoir Larimer County Park has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like New Belgium Brewing and Greeley History Museum. Explore Greeley's surroundings by going to Fort Collins (River Rafting & Tubing & Annual Flower Trial Garden). There's much more to do: browse the collection at High Plains Library District- Farr Regional Library, let little ones run wild at Glenmere Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at WeldWerks Brewing Co., and get into the urban bustle at Union Colony Civic Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Greeley travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Greeley in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Greeley

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Carter Lake Reservoir Larimer County Park
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New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Annual Flower Trial Garden ©
Annual Flower Trial Garden