10 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

10 days in Southeast Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Walsenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Las Animas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Pueblo
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Walsenburg

Walsenburg ©
Walsenburg is a statutory city that is the county seat and the most populous city of Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum Of Friends.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Walsenburg travel planner.

Atlanta to Walsenburg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Walsenburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in July, plan for little chillier days in Walsenburg, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Walsenburg

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Francisco Fort Museum
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Lathrop State Park ©
Lathrop State Park
Museum Of Friends ©
Museum Of Friends
Francisco Fort Museum ©
Francisco Fort Museum

1
night
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. On the 26th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company, thenadmire the majestic nature at Trinidad Lake State Park, thendon't miss a visit to Steam Engine 638, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Corazon Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Trinidad online travel route planner.

Getting from Walsenburg to Trinidad by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Walsenburg in July, expect Trinidad to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Animas.

Things to do in Trinidad

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Trinidad Lake State Park ©
Trinidad Lake State Park
Corazon Gallery ©
Corazon Gallery
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company ©
Dodgeton Creek Brewing Company

2
nights
Las Animas

Las Animas ©
Las Animas is the Statutory City that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in Bent County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, examine the collection at Koshare Indian Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Vogel Canyon. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Boggsville and then identify plant and animal life at Picketwire Canyonlands.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Animas trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Las Animas takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Las Animas can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in Las Animas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Junta
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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site ©
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
Koshare Indian Museum ©
Koshare Indian Museum

4
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 appreciate attractions like Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo and Lake Pueblo, Colorado State Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, examine the collection at Rosemount Museum, enjoy some music at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, and walk around City Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pueblo vacation maker.

Drive from Las Animas to Pueblo in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pueblo are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Parks Museums Nature
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Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo ©
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo
Pueblo Zoo ©
Pueblo Zoo
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum ©
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum