11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Greenville
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
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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.
You've now added Sports Authority Field at Mile High to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see where the action happens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Greenville to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Greenville in June, with highs in Denver at 83°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Highlights from your plan
Sports Authority Field at Mile High ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): hike along Emerald Lake Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Crested Butte.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
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), take a memorable drive 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, hike along Lower Loop Mountain Bike Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Kebler Pass.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Crested Butte trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Crested Butte by car takes about 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June: high temperatures in Crested Butte hover around 77°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Crested Butte

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Pulpit Rock Overlook.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip planner.

Drive from Crested Butte to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Crested Butte in June, expect Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Durango.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pulpit Rock Overlook ©
Pulpit Rock Overlook

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nights
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): don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Durango trip planner.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Durango in 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in June since evenings lows in Durango dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spruce Tree House
Highlights from your plan
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 ©
You've now added Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve travel route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Durango to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. June in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish 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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night
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 traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Canon City holiday tool.

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, expect Canon City to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Nature Transportation Parks
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.
For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel route site.

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Traveling from Canon City in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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. For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Commerce City route builder website.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Commerce City in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 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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