12 days in Alamogordo, Seattle & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Alamogordo, Seattle & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Alamogordo
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Alamogordo

— 1 night
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Giant Alamogordo Landmark, then learn about winemaking at McGinn's PistachioLand, and then do a tasting at Heart of the Desert.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alamogordo tour app.

Roswell to Alamogordo is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Alamogordo are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Take a break from the city and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards and Bloedel Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Bainbridge Island (Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial & Battle Point Park). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll around Kerry Park, and shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Alamogordo to Seattle in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alamogordo to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alamogordo in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Geyser Basin and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, stroll through Fountain Paint Pot, and hike along Osprey Falls Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails