5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Castle Pines
Drive:  7 h 30 min
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Dinosaur
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
4
Castle Pines
— 1 night
End: Castle Pines

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Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dinosaur itinerary planning app.

Castle Pines to Dinosaur is an approximately 5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Dinosaur are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

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Dinosaur National Monument ©
Dinosaur National Monument

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Park Point, take a memorable drive along Ruins Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Square Tower House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Dinosaur to Mesa Verde National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In September in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

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Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
On the 20th (Thu), hike along High Dune Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mesa Verde National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect little chillier evenings in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, with lows around 4°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Castle Pines.

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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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Castle Pines

Castle Pines ©
The City of Castle Pines is statutory city located in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. On the 21st (Fri), play a few rounds at Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, hike along Mini Incline, and then explore by horseback at Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Castle Pines trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Castle Pines. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Castle Pines, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Castle Rock
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Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course ©
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course
Mini Incline ©
Mini Incline

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