4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— Few hours
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— Few hours
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
5
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night

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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 Trail Ridge Road. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): cruise along Trail Ridge Road and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rifle Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

Cleveland to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cleveland in June, expect nights in Denver to be little chillier, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Denver

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Trail Ridge Road, Rifle Falls
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
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. Colorado National Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Junction trip maker site.

You can fly from Denver to Grand Junction in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Junction, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife

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Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip website.

Getting from Grand Junction to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park attractions app.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Mesa Verde National Park. You'll set off for Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve holiday maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Mesa Verde National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Outdoors Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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