9 days in Grand Junction & Denver Itinerary

9 days in Grand Junction & Denver Itinerary

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Grand Junction

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Junction side-trips: Thermal Spas (in Glenwood Springs) and Moab (Gallery Moab LCA, Off-Road Tours, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Enstrom's, enjoy some diversion at Get Air At The Silo, engage your brain at Children's Nature Center, and have fun and explore at John McConnell Math and Science Center.

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Dallas to Grand Junction is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Grand Junction is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dallas in December: high temperatures in Grand Junction hover around 37°F and lows are around 17°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Denver

— 4 nights

Mile-High City

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.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Colorado Springs (Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, National Museum of World War II Aviation, &more). Dedicate the 2nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Colorado Governor's Mansion.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Junction to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Junction in December, expect nights in Denver to be about the same, around 19°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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