10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Boulder
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Vail
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Aspen
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Denver
— 1 night
End: Phoenix

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherry Creek Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Denver day trip tool .

Phoenix to Denver is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, things will get cooler in Denver: highs are around 83°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

4
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Visit Chapel on the Rock and Caribou Ranch Open Space for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Mesa Trail and Flatirons. Get out of town with these interesting Boulder side-trips: Rocky Mountain National Park (Calypso Cascades & Ouzel Falls). There's much more to do: trek along Royal Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valmont Bike Park, view the masterpieces at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Humane Society of Boulder Valley.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boulder tour itinerary planner.

Boulder is just a stone's throw from Denver. June in Boulder sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vail.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Caribou Ranch Open Space
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Ouzel  Falls ©
Ouzel Falls
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Caribou Ranch Open Space ©
Caribou Ranch Open Space

2
nights
Vail

Vail
Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
On the 26th (Wed), get outside with Booth Falls Vail Colorado. Keep things going the next day: trek along Shrine Mountain Trail, stroll through Ten Mile Canyon National Recreation Trail, and then hike along Minturn Mile.

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Getting from Boulder to Vail by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Boulder in June, plan for colder days in Vail, with highs around 60°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Ten Mile Canyon National Recreation Trail
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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Castle Creek Road and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen planner .

Traveling by car from Vail to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Vail in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Trails Parks
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Hoosier Pass, then head outdoors with Quandary Peak, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Peaks Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Breckenridge day trip planning app .

You can drive from Aspen to Breckenridge in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Aspen in June, plan for little chillier days in Breckenridge, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Quandary Peak ©
Quandary Peak
Hoosier Pass ©
Hoosier Pass

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Denver

Denver ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, then do a tasting at Balistreri Vineyards, and then glide through natural beauty at Cherry Creek State Park. Keep things going the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Denver online holiday builder .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Breckenridge in June: highs in Denver hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cherry Creek State Park, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©

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