6 days in Colorado Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jonesboro
Fly:  14 h 30 min
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Telluride
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Towaoc
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Jonesboro

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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. On the 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at New Sheridan Hotel and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Telluride online travel route planner.

Jonesboro to Telluride is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jonesboro in June, expect nights in Telluride to be much colder, around 49°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Towaoc.

Things to do in Telluride

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
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New Sheridan Hotel ©
New Sheridan Hotel
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls

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Towaoc

Towaoc
Towaoc is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Reservation in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Towaoc trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Telluride to Towaoc in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Telluride in June: highs in Towaoc hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 46°F. You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Towaoc

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park travel planner.

You can drive from Towaoc to Mesa Verde National Park in 1.5 hours. In June in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then hike along Animas River Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Durango, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Animas River Trail ©
Animas River Trail

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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. On the 17th (Mon), trek along Piedra River Trail and then take in the natural beauty of The Springs Resort & Spa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Pagosa Springs trip maker app.

Getting from Durango to Pagosa Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. When traveling from Durango in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Pagosa Springs, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa

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