10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Boulder
— Few hours
3
Vail
— 1 night
4
Aspen
— 2 nights
5
Telluride
— 1 night
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary maker tool.

Nashville to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery and then hike along Flatirons.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boulder trip itinerary builder website.

Boulder is just a stone's throw from Denver. In July, daytime highs in Boulder are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery ©
Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery

1
night
Vail

Vail
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vail trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Boulder to Vail takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Boulder in July, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Vail: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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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.
On the 15th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. On the next day, hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary, and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aspen travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vail to Aspen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Vail, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Aspen, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Telluride.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): head outdoors with Telluride Outside, make a trip to Yankee Girl Mine, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, and finally stroll through Baby Bath Tubs Trail. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours, then get outside with Via Ferrata, and then hike along Jud Wiebe Trail.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Telluride trip builder site.

Getting from Aspen to Telluride by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Aspen, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Telluride, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Ouray
Highlights from your plan
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Baby Bath Tubs Trail ©
Baby Bath Tubs Trail

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): cruise along East Rim Drive, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

Drive from Telluride to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. When traveling from Telluride in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, have fun at Strip Gun Club, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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