9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Colorado Springs
Drive:  4 h
1
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Rifle
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
3
Cortez
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Gallup
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
End: Colorado Springs

2
nights
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.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Doc Holliday's Grave. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs day trip site.

Colorado Springs to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, expect Glenwood Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rifle.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park ©
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Doc Holliday's Grave ©
Doc Holliday's Grave

few
hours
Rifle

Rifle
The City of Rifle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rifle travel itinerary planner.

Rifle is very close to Glenwood Springs. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Rifle: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 57°F at night. You will leave for Cortez on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Rifle

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Cortez

Cortez ©
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cortez vacation maker tool.

Drive from Rifle to Cortez in 5 hours. July in Cortez sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gallup.

Things to do in Cortez

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument ©
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

5
nights
Gallup

Gallup ©
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. Change things up with these side-trips from Gallup: Chinle (White House Ruins Trail, Spider Rock, &more) and Chaco Culture National Historical Park (in Nageezi).

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gallup journey planner.

Getting from Cortez to Gallup by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Gallup, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 57°F at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Gallup

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chinle, Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
White House Ruins Trail
White House Ruins Trail

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