Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Grand Junction to Durango. If you're planning a road trip to Durango, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Grand Junction and Durango. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Grand Junction
drive for about 52 minutes
10:52 am Delta
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:52 am
drive for about 36 minutes
12:28 pm Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
3:13 pm Telluride
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:13 pm
drive for about 43 minutes
4:55 pm Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:55 pm
drive for about 18 minutes
6:13 pm arrive in Durango
driving ≈ 4 hours
Your starting point is Grand Junction, Colorado.
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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.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (4 mentions)
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?
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (4 mentions)
Your final destination is Durango, Colorado.
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