10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Lawrence
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Lawrence
— 1 day
Drive:  8 h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
8
Crestone
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
End: Lawrence

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Lawrence

Lawrence ©
Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lawrence trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Lawrence. In March, daily temperatures in Lawrence can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Lawrence

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
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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 9th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then ponder the world of politics at Colorado State Capitol, and then explore the galleries of Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver travel route planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lawrence to Denver. The time zone difference when traveling from Lawrence to Denver is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Colorado State Capitol ©
Colorado State Capitol

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab route planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Denver to Moab in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in March, you will find days in Moab are somewhat warmer (62°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Trails Parks
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll through Wildcat Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley planning site.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. While traveling from Moab, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get great views at Mather Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Durango.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Earthen Vessel Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, and then fly down the slopes at Purgatory Resort.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Durango driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Durango takes 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Durango

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort
Earthen Vessel Gallery ©
Earthen Vessel Gallery

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
On the 15th (Fri), explore the fascinating landscape at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durango to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Durango in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, with lows of 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Crestone.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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Crestone

Crestone
The Town of Crestone is a Statutory Town in Saguache County, Colorado, United States. To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Crestone online travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Crestone. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in March since evenings lows in Crestone dip to 25°F. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Crestone

Shopping Nature Parks

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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 16th (Sat): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cottonwood Creek Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip planning site.

Drive from Crestone to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cottonwood Creek Park ©
Cottonwood Creek Park
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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