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Durango to Grand Junction drive

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 Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
   Grand Junction 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Durango to Grand Junction road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Durango to Grand Junction. If you're planning a road trip to Grand Junction, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Durango and Grand Junction. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Durango and Grand Junction. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Durango
drive for about 2 hours

12:10 pm  Telluride
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:10 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:10 pm  Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:10 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

3:47 pm  Delta
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:47 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

5:31 pm  arrive in Grand Junction

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Durango, Colorado.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Telluride  (20 answers)
    hotels around Telluride:
        Telluride Ski Resort
    questions about Telluride:
        Should I stay near the mountain or in town?
        Ski in-ski out condos in Telluride that have a full kitchen and sleep 6?

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park  (4 mentions)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Grand Junction, Colorado.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Grand Junction?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Grand Junction.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Grand Junction to Durango drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Durango? Try searching for places within 3.5 hours of Durango.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Durango to Grand Junction. Or get a full Durango to Grand Junction flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Durango well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Durango!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 167 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 35 minutes
31 Durango travel answers
20 Telluride travel answers
1 Delta travel answer
14 Grand Junction travel answers


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