12 days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

12 days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

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12 days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Santa Fe
— 8 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Rim Road and Painted Wall. Take a break from the city and head to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Gunnison Point. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at North Rim.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip builder app .

Seattle to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, with lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at El Rancho de las Golondrinas and El Santuario de Chimayo. Popular historic sites such as Puye Cliff Dwellings and Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Chimayo Museum (in Chimayo), Philmont Scout Ranch (in Cimarron) and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, stroll the grounds of Santa Fe National Cemetery, and take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner .

Getting from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Santa Fe by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. October in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taos, Jemez Springs, Chimayo, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Pecos National Historical Park
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El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Philmont Scout Ranch

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