9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auburn
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Auburn
— Few hours
Drive:  10​h 45​min
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h 45​min
7
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Auburn
— Few hours
End: Auburn


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Auburn

Auburn
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Auburn trip tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Auburn. March in Auburn sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 45°F at night. You will leave for Dallas on the 9th (Fri).

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Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Dallas holiday planning site .

Explore your travel options from Auburn to Dallas with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Dallas are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for Carlsbad Caverns National Park on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Dallas to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Carlsbad Caverns National Park when traveling from Dallas in March, with lows around 41°F. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. You've now added White Sands National Monument to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces trip builder tool .

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Las Cruces in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Las Cruces, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 40°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 12th (Mon).

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White Sands National Monument
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White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then get great views at Yaki Point, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Cruces to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Cruces in March; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 57°F and lows reach 22°F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque driving holiday site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Albuquerque: highs are around 65°F and lows about 37°F. You'll set off for Hot Springs on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, trek along Grand Promenade, then see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection, and finally steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center).

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Albuquerque to Hot Springs takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque to Hot Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in March, Hot Springs is a bit warmer at night with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row
The Galaxy Connection ©
The Galaxy Connection

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Auburn

Auburn
To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Auburn online vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hot Springs to Auburn. On the 17th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Auburn

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