9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aurora
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Pueblo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Cortez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Aurora

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night
Pueblo

Pueblo
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pueblo vacation planning site .

Aurora to Pueblo is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Aurora in March, you will find days in Pueblo are a bit warmer (63°F), and nights are about the same (27°F). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Santa Fe.

Things to do in Pueblo

Parks Outdoors Museums

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nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and then make a trip to Meow Wolf.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe route maker site .

You can drive from Pueblo to Santa Fe in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. In March, daytime highs in Santa Fe are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cortez.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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nights
Cortez

Cortez
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cortez trip itinerary site .

Getting from Santa Fe to Cortez by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cortez, with lows of 24°F. On the 27th (Wed), you'll travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Cortez

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center, wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colorado National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Junction trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Cortez to Grand Junction takes 4 hours. Traveling from Cortez in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Grand Junction, with lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip tool .

Getting from Grand Junction to Breckenridge by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Grand Junction in March: highs in Breckenridge hover around 33°F, while lows dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
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