11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Greenville
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Crested Butte
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
5
Durango
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
7
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
8
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Commerce City
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h
End: Greenville

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sports Authority Field at Mile High. On the 3rd (Wed), catch a live event at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

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Greenville to Denver is an approximately 5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Greenville to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Greenville in June, things will get little chillier in Denver: highs are around 83°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Sports Authority Field at Mile High ©

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, cruise along Trail Ridge Road, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park route builder.

Drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Crested Butte.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

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Crested Butte

Crested Butte ©
Crested Butte is a home rule municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. On the 5th (Fri), cruise along Schofield Pass. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see a world frozen in time at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, stroll through Lower Loop Mountain Bike Trail, and then cruise along Kebler Pass.

Plan my day in Crested Butte using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Crested Butte in 6 hours. In June, Crested Butte is a bit cooler than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 77°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Crested Butte

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Kebler Pass ©
Kebler Pass
Crested Butte Mountain Resort ©
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Schofield Pass ©
Schofield Pass

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
On the 7th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpit Rock Overlook.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Crested Butte to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Crested Butte in June, with highs in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park at 89°F and lows at 54°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature
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Pulpit Rock Overlook ©
Pulpit Rock Overlook

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Durango day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Durango. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in June, expect little chillier with lows of 44°F in Durango. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spruce Tree House
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Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get all the information you need at Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve travel route builder site .

Explore your travel options from Durango to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. In June in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Canon City.
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center ©
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Thu), take in the views from Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City holiday planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June, things will get a bit warmer in Canon City: highs are around 89°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour planner.

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. While traveling from Canon City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Commerce City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Commerce City

Commerce City
The City of Commerce City is a Home Rule Municipality located in Adams County, Colorado, United States. To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Commerce City holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Commerce City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Commerce City

Fun & Games Shopping Nightlife

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