12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Leadville
— 1 day
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
3
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
4
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
5
Telluride
— 1 night
6
Ouray
— 1 night
7
Durango
— 1 night
8
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
10
Manitou Springs
— 2 nights

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Leadville

Leadville ©
Leadville is the statutory city that is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Lake County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Sat), tee off at Mount Massive Golf Course and Mt. Elbert Grill, then hike along Mineral Belt Trail, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Israel.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leadville itinerary maker website.

Los Angeles to Leadville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Leadville due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Leadville hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Leadville

Outdoors · Golf · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Massive Golf Course and Mt. Elbert Grill ©
Temple Israel ©
Temple Israel

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Estes Park

Estes Park
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip planner.

Drive from Leadville to Estes Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Leadville in June, expect Estes Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 54°F. You will leave for Steamboat Springs on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): boost your wellbeing at Old Town Hot Springs and then fly down the slopes at Steamboat Gondola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): have fun at Howelsen Ice Complex and then trek along Yampa River Core Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Steamboat Springs trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Estes Park to Steamboat Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Steamboat Springs is little chillier than Estes Park - with highs of 78°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Yampa River Core Trail ©
Yampa River Core Trail
Old Town Hot Springs ©
Old Town Hot Springs
Howelsen Ice Complex ©
Howelsen Ice Complex

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Linwood Cemetery, then trek along Grizzly Creek Trail, and then admire the verdant scenery at Roaring Fork Valley.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Steamboat Springs to Glenwood Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Steamboat Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Telluride.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon ©
Glenwood Canyon
Linwood Cemetery ©
Linwood Cemetery
Roaring Fork Valley ©
Roaring Fork Valley

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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. To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Telluride road trip planning app.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Telluride in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in June: highs in Telluride hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Telluride

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Black Bear Pass ©
Black Bear Pass

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouray attractions planner.

You can drive from Telluride to Ouray in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ouray are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mr. Grumpy Pants Brewing Company ©
Mr. Grumpy Pants Brewing Company

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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.
You can plan Durango trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Ouray to Durango by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Traveling from Ouray in June, expect nights in Durango to be slightly colder, around 44°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pagosa Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durango to Pagosa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Durango in June, you will find days in Pagosa Springs are a bit cooler (80°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

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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 2nd (Mon): stop by Old Colorado City and then join in the after-dark buzz at Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.

Before you visit Colorado Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Pagosa Springs to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle, car, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Pagosa Springs in July, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Phantom Canyon Brewing Co ©
Phantom Canyon Brewing Co

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Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Garden of the Gods Trading Post.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manitou Springs online holiday maker.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Casinos

Side Trips

Wildwood Casino, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Wildwood Casino ©
Wildwood Casino
Garden of the Gods Trading Post ©
Garden of the Gods Trading Post

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