9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Drive:  45​min
1
Lawrenceburg
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Boulder
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
6
Denver
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Lexington

1
day
Lawrenceburg

Lawrenceburg ©
Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States. On the 7th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Wild Turkey Distillery, sample the fine beverages at Four Roses, then experience rural life at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lawrenceburg journey planner .

Lexington to Lawrenceburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Lawrenceburg

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
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Wild Turkey Distillery ©
Wild Turkey Distillery
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

1
night
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Town Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Stoney Mesa Winery.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lawrenceburg to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Lawrenceburg in April, expect Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Cedaredge, Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards
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Pioneer Town Museum ©
Pioneer Town Museum
Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards ©
Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards

1
night
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, contemplate the long history of Balcony House, then examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Mesa Verde National Park. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Museums
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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ©
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Page day trip planner .

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Page in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in April; daily highs in Page reach 72°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum

1
day
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
On the 13th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery, don't miss a visit to Pearl Street Mall, then take an in-depth tour of Shelby American Collection, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avery Brewing Company, and finally explore the striking landscape at Flatirons.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boulder driving holiday planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Page to Boulder in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Page in April, expect Boulder to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Boulder

Trails Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Shelby American Collection ©
Shelby American Collection
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

You can drive from Boulder to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Garden of the Gods and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs tour itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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