16 days in Grand Junction & Southeast Colorado Itinerary

16 days in Grand Junction & Southeast Colorado Itinerary

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Grand Junction
— 6 nights
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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La Junta
— 2 nights
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Pueblo
— 4 nights
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Grand Junction

— 6 nights
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Explore Grand Junction's surroundings by going to Moab (Arches National Park, Gearheads Outdoor Store, &more), Glenwood Springs (Cooper Corner Gallery, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint (in Arches National Park). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Children's Nature Center, trek along Tabeguache Trail, and wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction.

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Winnipeg, Canada to Grand Junction is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Grand Junction is minus 1 hour. In February, Grand Junction is much warmer than Winnipeg - with highs of 48°F and lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Trinidad

— 3 nights
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trinidad: Walsenburg (The Highway of Legends & Lathrop State Park). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Simpson's Rest, look for gifts at Purgatorie River Trading Company, sample the tasty concoctions at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company, and take an in-depth tour of Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Trinidad trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Trinidad in 6.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Trinidad can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Junta.

Things to do in Trinidad

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

La Junta

— 2 nights
La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Picketwire Canyonlands and then stop by Knapps Farm Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Koshare Indian Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Otero Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the La Junta trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to La Junta takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pueblo.

Things to do in La Junta

Museums · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pueblo

— 4 nights
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Bear Basin Packtrips in Westcliffe (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, stroll around City Park, head outdoors with Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, and take in the awesome beauty at Wet Mountains.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pueblo trip planner.

Getting from La Junta to Pueblo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in February, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip