16 days in Abilene & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

16 days in Abilene & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

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Abilene
— 5 nights
Fly to McCarran International Airport, Drive to Death Valley National Park
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Death Valley National Park
— 10 nights
Drive to McCarran International Airport, Fly to Longview

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Abilene — 5 nights

Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Abilene: Lake Brownwood State Park (in Brownwood), Spirit of Texas Winery (in Early) and Sweetwater (Newman Park & National WASP WWII Museum). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Frontier Texas!, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, steep yourself in history at Old Jail Art Center, and appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Abilene sightseeing planner.

Longview to Abilene is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Longview in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Abilene, with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Death Valley National Park — 10 nights

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, explore the striking landscape at Ubehebe Crater, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and cruise along Artists Dr.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Abilene to Death Valley National Park. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abilene to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to home.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails