7 days in Colorado Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Itinerary

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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
3
Denver
— 3 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, learn about winemaking at Mesa Park Vineyards, and then do a tasting at Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Junction trip itinerary planner.

Columbus to Grand Junction is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Grand Junction. Traveling from Columbus in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Junction, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado National Monument
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Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room ©
Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Rifle Gap State Park and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. On the next day, stroll around The John Denver Sanctuary, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Windstar Land Conservancy, and then trek along Hanging Lake Trail.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Glenwood Springs attractions app.

Getting from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Grand Junction in April, plan for much colder days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are little chillier with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Spas Wildlife

Side Trips

Aspen, Rifle Gap State Park
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Rifle Gap State Park ©
Rifle Gap State Park
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Humane Society of Boulder Valley (in Boulder), Spas (in Estes Park) and Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Mockery Brewing, and see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver travel planning site.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Denver by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glenwood Springs in May; daily highs in Denver reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Spas, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Spas
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

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