10 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Walsenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Las Animas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Pueblo
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Walsenburg

Walsenburg ©
Walsenburg is a statutory city that is the county seat and the most populous city of Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum Of Friends.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Walsenburg travel planner.

Atlanta to Walsenburg is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Walsenburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in July, plan for little chillier days in Walsenburg, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Walsenburg

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Francisco Fort Museum
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Museum Of Friends ©
Museum Of Friends
Lathrop State Park ©
Lathrop State Park
Francisco Fort Museum ©
Francisco Fort Museum

1
night
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. On the 26th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company, then admire the majestic nature at Trinidad Lake State Park, then don't miss a visit to Steam Engine 638, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Corazon Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Trinidad online travel route planner.

Getting from Walsenburg to Trinidad by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Walsenburg in July, expect Trinidad to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Animas.

Things to do in Trinidad

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Trinidad Lake State Park ©
Trinidad Lake State Park
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company ©
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company
Corazon Gallery ©
Corazon Gallery

2
nights
Las Animas

Las Animas ©
Las Animas is the Statutory City that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Bent County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, examine the collection at Koshare Indian Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Vogel Canyon. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Boggsville and then identify plant and animal life at Picketwire Canyonlands.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Animas trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Las Animas takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Las Animas can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in Las Animas

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

La Junta
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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum

4
nights
Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pueblo Zoo and Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, see the interesting displays at Center for American Values, stroll around Lake Pueblo, Colorado State Park, and appreciate the history behind Heroes Plaza - National Medal of Honor Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pueblo driving holiday planner.

Getting from Las Animas to Pueblo by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Pueblo, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Parks Museums Nature
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Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo ©
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo
Pueblo Zoo ©
Pueblo Zoo
City Park ©
City Park