11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  10 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Crestone
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Cortez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Montrose
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
New Castle
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Longmont
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Kansas City

2
nights
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.
You've now added The Broadmoor Seven Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll around Garden of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of The Broadmoor Seven Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour planner.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in June, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Crestone.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The Broadmoor Seven Falls ©
The Broadmoor Seven Falls

1
night
Crestone

Crestone ©
The Town of Crestone is a Statutory Town in Saguache County, Colorado, United States. You've now added High Dune Trail to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of High Dune Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Crestone journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Crestone takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in June, things will get a bit cooler in Crestone: highs are around 79°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Cortez.

Things to do in Crestone

Trails Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

High Dune Trail
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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

2
nights
Cortez

Cortez ©
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at The Anasazi Heritage Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cortez travel route planner.

Drive from Crestone to Cortez in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Crestone in June, expect nights in Cortez to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montrose.

Things to do in Cortez

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Historic Downtown Durango, The Anasazi Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

2
nights
Montrose

Montrose ©
The City of Montrose is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Montrose County, Colorado, United States. For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Montrose trip planner.

You can drive from Cortez to Montrose in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cortez in June since evenings lows in Montrose dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Castle.

Things to do in Montrose

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

1
night
New Castle

New Castle
The Town of New Castle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read New Castle holiday maker site.

Getting from Montrose to New Castle by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You will leave for Longmont on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in New Castle

Parks Outdoors Nature

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nights
Longmont

Longmont ©
The City of Longmont is a Home Rule Municipality in Boulder and Weld counties of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rapid Transit Rafting as well as Emerald Lake Trail. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): let the river carry you with Rapid Transit Rafting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Emerald Lake Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Longmont trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from New Castle to Longmont in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Longmont

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Rapid Transit Rafting, Emerald Lake Trail
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Rapid Transit Rafting ©
Rapid Transit Rafting
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

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