8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Colorado trip itinerary planner

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Route & dates

Start: Wichita
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
La Junta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pueblo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Wichita

1
night
La Junta

La Junta ©
La Junta is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Otero County, Colorado, United States. For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read La Junta vacation maker app.

Wichita to La Junta is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wichita to La Junta. Traveling from Wichita in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in La Junta, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in La Junta

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum

3
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. Attractions like Museum Of Friends and Wild Waters Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Trinidad: Lathrop State Park (in Walsenburg) and Highway of Legends Scenic Byway (in La Veta). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Trinidad Lake State Park, take in the exciting artwork at Corazon Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Trinidad History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Trinidad online trip planner.

Drive from La Junta to Trinidad in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Walsenburg, Highway of Legends Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Museum Of Friends ©
Museum Of Friends
Wild Waters Park ©
Wild Waters Park
Lathrop State Park ©
Lathrop State Park

3
nights
Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Kids will enjoy Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo and Rosemount Museum. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pueblo Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Pueblo Heritage Museum, explore the galleries of Center for American Values, and explore the world behind art at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pueblo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Trinidad to Pueblo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo ©
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo
Pueblo Zoo ©
Pueblo Zoo
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum