10 days in Phoenix & Telluride Itinerary

10 days in Phoenix & Telluride Itinerary

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Start: Phoenix
1
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Telluride
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Phoenix

5
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Attractions like Old Town Scottsdale and Musical Instrument Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery and Elan Wollitzer Gallery. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert), Camp Verde (Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Fort Verde State Historic Park, &more) and Rimrock (V-Bar-V Heritage Site & Medicine Wheel Lodge Spiritual Day Lodge & Wolf Sanctuary). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, and admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix attractions planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Phoenix. In June, daytime highs in Phoenix are 107°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Camp Verde, Rimrock, Chandler, Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ
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Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Balloon Rides

4
nights
Telluride

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Tours and Telluride Outside. New Sheridan Hotel and Ouray County Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore Telluride's surroundings by going to Ouray (Horsethief Trail, Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, &more) and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, head outdoors with Bootdoctors Telluride, trek along Bridal Veil hike, and don't miss a visit to Alpine Chapel.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Telluride online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Telluride takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in July, with highs in Telluride at 74°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ouray, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls

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