10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kayenta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Big Water
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
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 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, and then wander the streets of Barrio de Analco.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker app .

Dallas to Santa Fe is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in May, plan for little chillier days in Santa Fe, with highs around 73°F, while nights are colder with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jemez Springs, Pecos National Historical Park, El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post, then explore the ancient world of 16 Room Cliff House, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bluff trip planner .

Getting from Santa Fe to Bluff by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In May in Bluff, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kayenta.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Dinosaur Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Dinosaur Museum ©
The Dinosaur Museum
Cow Canyon Trading Post ©
Cow Canyon Trading Post

2
nights
Kayenta

Kayenta ©
Kayenta is a U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, then examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center, and then explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument. On your second day here, stroll through Sandstone Tours, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and then stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kayenta trip planner .

You can drive from Bluff to Kayenta in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bluff in May since evenings lows in Kayenta dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Water.

Things to do in Kayenta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Navajo National Monument
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Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

2
nights
Big Water

Big Water ©
Big Water is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 31st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wahweap Hoodos and then kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Water travel planning site .

Getting from Kayenta to Big Water by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Big Water

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, then immerse yourself in nature at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, then learn about winemaking at Casa Rondena Winery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bluff to Albuquerque takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bluff in June, with highs in Albuquerque at 93°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Nature Wineries
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Rio Grande Nature Center State Park ©
Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

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