8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Worth
fly:  4​h
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grand Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Morrison
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Grand Lake
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
6
Grand Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Denver
— Few hours
fly:  7​h
End: Fort Worth

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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.
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online tour planner .

Fort Worth to Denver is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Worth in July; daily highs in Denver reach 87°F and lows reach 60°F. You'll set off for Grand Lake on the 7th (Sun).

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Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. You've now added On The Trail Rentals to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Grand Lake trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Silverton to Grand Lake. When traveling from Silverton in July, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Grand Lake: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Morrison.

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On The Trail Rentals ©
On The Trail Rentals

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Morrison

Morrison ©
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre has been added to your itinerary.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Morrison sightseeing planner.

Drive from Grand Lake to Morrison in 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Lake in July, with highs in Morrison at 86°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Lake.

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Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

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Grand Lake

Grand Lake
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Lake holiday tool .

You can drive from Morrison to Grand Lake in 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Morrison in July; daily highs in Grand Lake reach 53°F and lows reach 39°F. You will leave for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Grand Lake

Outdoors Parks Nature
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day
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning app .

You can drive from Grand Lake to Rocky Mountain National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from Grand Lake in July, plan for much hotter days in Rocky Mountain National Park, with highs around 91°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Lake.

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Parks Nature Outdoors
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nights
Grand Lake

Grand Lake
For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Lake trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Grand Lake in 4 hours. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, expect Grand Lake to be much colder, temps between 53°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Canon City.

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Outdoors Parks Nature
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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): tour the old-fashioned way with Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Canon City itinerary planning website .

Drive from Grand Lake to Canon City in 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Lake in July, things will get much hotter in Canon City: highs are around 90°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

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Tours
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Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Denver

Denver
To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Canon City to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

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