9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
3
Grand Junction
— 2 nights
4
Moab
— 3 nights

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Denver

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.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cherry Creek State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at 16th Street Mall, and then browse the exhibits of Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Denver. In July, daytime highs in Denver are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Dinosaur Ridge, Cherry Creek State Park, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the activities along Dillon Reservoir, thensample the fine beverages at Breckenridge Distillery, and then hike along McCullough Gulch.

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Traveling by car from Denver to Breckenridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Denver in July, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Dillon Reservoir
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Breckenridge Distillery ©
Breckenridge Distillery

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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 23rd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, and then learn about winemaking at Two Rivers Winery. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Talon Winery, do a tasting at St Kathryn Cellars, thenlearn about winemaking at Varaison Vineyards and Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Maison la Belle Vie Winery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Grand Junction takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Breckenridge in July: highs in Grand Junction hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Palisade, Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial, Colorado National Monument
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Varaison Vineyards and Winery ©
Varaison Vineyards and Winery

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nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On your second day here, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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You can drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. July in Moab sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Scenic Byway of Highway 128, Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Castle Creek Winery ©
Castle Creek Winery

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