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Colorado - 4 Corners trip. Suggestions please!

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We're planning a 4 week trip to Colorado and 4 Corners area from mid-April to mid-May. I'm looking for feedback on our planned itinerary.

"We" are a retired couple. Reasonably active - we enjoy hiking, kayaking, skiing... Also enjoy art etc. This trip will be mostly day hikes in National Parks, exploring the pueblo sites and exhibits, and art museums (Taos/Santa Fe/Albuquerque).

Our flights are into and out of Denver. Schedule: D1 - arrive Denver. D2 Florissant Fossil Beds NM & Mollie Kathleen gold mine in Cripple Creek, overnight near Great Sand Dunes NP. D3 AM Great Sand Dunes NP, PM drive to Taos. D4 Taos, evening drive to Santa Fe. D5 Santa Fe, including Pecos NHS. D6 Santa Fe AM, Petroglyph NM in Albuquerque PM. D6 Albuquerque museums, evening drive to Bloomfield. D7-8-9 Chaco. D10 Aztec Ruins NHS, drive to Mesa Verde. D11-12-13 Mesa Verde. D14 Hovenweep & maybe museum in Dolores, overnight in Blanding, UT. D15 Natural Bridges NM & nearby spots, overnight in Monticello. D16 Canyonlands Needles section, overnight Monticello. D17 Arches. D 18 Canyonlands Isl in the Sky section. D 19 Arches. (D17-19 overnight in Moab). D20 drive to CO Natl Monument, overnight Grand Junction.. D21 CO Natl Monument, overnight Montrose. D22 Black Canyon of the Gunnison, overnight Buena Vista. D23 drive to Grand Lake, Rocky Mtn National Park (west) , overnight Grand Lake. D24 RMNP west short hikes, drive to Estes Park. D25-26-27 Rocky Mountain NP East hikes. D27 day hikes RMNP, overnight Denver. D28 fly home.

Comments and suggestions? Thanks!

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