15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Alamosa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Junction
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pinedale
— 5 nights
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Amarillo — 1 night

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, wander the wide-open spaces of Figure 3 Ranch, and then don't miss a visit to The Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historical Site. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, then make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, and finally look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amarillo trip planner.

Dallas to Amarillo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in January, with highs in Amarillo at 13°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Alamosa.
Museums · Shopping
Side Trips

Alamosa — 2 nights

Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to White Mountain Trading Post, contemplate the long history of Los Caminos Antiguos, and then contemplate the waterfront views at South Zapata Lake. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Stations of the Cross Shrine, see the interesting displays at Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at San Luis Valley Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alamosa driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Alamosa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Amarillo, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Alamosa, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Junction.
Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Side Trips

Grand Junction — 6 nights

The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Junction side-trips: Black Bridge Winery (in Paonia), Moab (Arches National Park, Gallery Moab LCA, &more) and Arches National Park (Double Arch & Pine Tree Arch Trail). There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction, let little ones run wild at Get Air At The Silo, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Junction trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Alamosa to Grand Junction by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Alamosa in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Grand Junction, with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Pinedale.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Pinedale — 5 nights

Pinedale is a town in and the county seat of Sublette County, Wyoming, United States. Step out of Pinedale to go to Bondurant and see Sleeping Indian Outfitters Day Tours, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at CCC Ponds Recreation Area, admire all the interesting features of US-191 Frontage Rd, hike along Elkhart Park Trailhead, and don't miss a visit to American Legion Park Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pinedale trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Pinedale takes 6.5 hours. In January, Pinedale is little chillier than Grand Junction - with highs of -3°C and lows of -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.