10 days in Telluride & Aspen Itinerary

10 days in Telluride & Aspen Itinerary

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1
Telluride
— 5 nights
2
Aspen
— 4 nights

5
nights
Telluride

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Anasazi Heritage Center and New Sheridan Hotel. Kids will enjoy Off-Road Tours and Yankee Girl Mine. Explore Telluride's surroundings by going to Montrose (Ute Indian Museum, Museum of the Mountain West, &more), Ouray Alchemist Museum (in Ouray) and Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum. (in Dolores). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Telluride Historical Museum, look for gifts at Telluride Truffle, take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, and play a few rounds at Telluride Ski & Golf Club.

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Phoenix to Telluride is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, Telluride is colder than Phoenix - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Telluride

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montrose, Ouray, Dolores
Highlights from your plan
The Anasazi Heritage Center
The Anasazi Heritage Center
Off-Road Tours
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside

4
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Family-friendly places like Maroon Bells and Independence Pass will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Rio Grande Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Glenwood Springs (Hanging Lake Trail & Cooper Corner Gallery). There's still lots to do: trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, stroll through Cathedral Lake Trail, and get all the equipment you need at Gene Taylor Sports.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen route planner.

Traveling by car from Telluride to Aspen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Telluride in July, you will find days in Aspen are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Glenwood Springs, Gene Taylor Sports
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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