9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Alamosa
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Cortez
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Denver Adventures, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and Garden of the Gods. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour along fresh powder with Denver Adventures, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, and finally get your game on at Arcade Amusements, Inc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Garden of the Gods and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip builder.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Alamosa

Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. On the 13th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alamosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Alamosa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 42°F in Alamosa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Alamosa

Parks · Wildlife
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Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Alamosa to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cortez.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cortez trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Cortez in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Cortez

Historic Sites

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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Molly Brown House Museum, Balloon Rides and Dinosaur Ridge. Bring the kids along to Denver Union Station and Water World. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Colorado Chautauqua: Park (in Boulder) and Roxborough State Park (in Littleton).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cortez to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cortez, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Water World ©
Water World

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