15 days in Arches National Park & Allen Itinerary

15 days in Arches National Park & Allen Itinerary

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Arches National Park
— 6 nights
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Drive to Canyonlands Field, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Drive to Allen
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Allen
— 8 nights
Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport

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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Visit Sego Canyon Petroglyphs and Cisco Ghosttown for their historical value. Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Landscape Arch. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, trek along Windows, explore the striking landscape at Sand Dune Arch, and cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip planner.

San Francisco to Arches National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Arches National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Arches National Park hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Allen.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Allen

Allen is an affluent city in Collin County, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas. Take a break from the city and head to Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park and North Texas Lake Charters. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stonebriar Community Church and Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Allen side-trips: Paris (Sam Bell Maxey State Historic House Site, Evergreen Cemetery, &more), Denton (Little Chapel in the Woods & Denton County African American Museum) and Denison (Grayson County Frontier Village & Ivanhoe Ale Works). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Frisco RoughRiders, explore the landscape on two wheels at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, stroll the grounds of Pecan Grove Memorial Cemetery, and stroll around Celebration Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Allen travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Arches National Park to Allen with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Arches National Park to Allen due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Arches National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Allen: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Allen

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips