4 days in Glenwood Springs & Delta Itinerary

4 days in Glenwood Springs & Delta Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Drive:  3 h
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
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Delta
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Denver

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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 4th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Cooper Corner Gallery and then test the waters at a local thermal spa. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and then hike along Hanging Lake Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs sightseeing site.

Denver to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Denver, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Delta.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Theme Parks Spas Trails
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Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Thermal Spas
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

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Delta

Delta ©
The City of Delta is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Delta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Painted Wall and then take in breathtaking views at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Delta online trip builder.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Delta in 2 hours. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in October, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Delta: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Delta

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Grand Mesa
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall

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