13 days in Amarillo, Santa Fe & Colorado Itinerary

13 days in Amarillo, Santa Fe & Colorado Itinerary

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13 days in Amarillo, Santa Fe & Colorado Itinerary

Moore
Drive:  4​h
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
South Fork
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  10​h
Grove

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amarillo Zoo as well as Tascosa Drive-in Theater. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): meet the residents at Amarillo Zoo and then catch a movie at Tascosa Drive-in Theater.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo route site .

Moore to Amarillo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Amarillo

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo
Tascosa Drive-in Theater ©
Tascosa Drive-in Theater

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art and then cruise along The Plaza.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Fe vacation planner.

Getting from Amarillo to Santa Fe by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amarillo in June, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 56°F. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. You've now added San Juan River Walk to your itinerary.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pagosa Springs online tour planner .

Drive from Santa Fe to Pagosa Springs in 4 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, things will get slightly colder in Pagosa Springs: highs are around 80°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to South Fork.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

#Trails, #Nature, #Parks

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day
South Fork

South Fork ©
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. North Clear Creek Falls has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at North Clear Creek Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the South Fork trip itinerary app .

Drive from Pagosa Springs to South Fork in an hour. Expect colder weather when traveling from Pagosa Springs in June: highs in South Fork hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in South Fork

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

North Clear Creek Falls
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North Clear Creek Falls ©
North Clear Creek Falls

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Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes River Runners at the Royal Gorge as well as Tunnel Drive. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): hike along Tunnel Drive and then take a memorable tour with River Runners at the Royal Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Canon City online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from South Fork to Canon City in 3 hours. Traveling from South Fork in June, you will find days in Canon City are much hotter (89°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (58°F). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Tours
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River Runners at the Royal Gorge ©
River Runners at the Royal Gorge

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coors Field as well as Denver Zoo. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo and then explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Canon City to Denver in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. While traveling from Canon City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak as well as National Museum of World War II Aviation. Take a break from the city and head to Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings, explore the historical opulence of Glen Eyrie Castle, and look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs visit planner .

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pikes Peak ©
Pikes Peak
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

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