2 days in Denver & Grand Junction Itinerary

2 days in Denver & Grand Junction Itinerary

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2 days in Denver & Grand Junction Itinerary

Start: Denver
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Grand Junction
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Station.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver online journey builder .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Denver International Airport. In September in Denver, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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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. To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Junction journey maker site .

You can fly from Denver to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries

Side Trip

Red Fox Cellars
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Red Fox Cellars ©
Red Fox Cellars

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