16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— Few hours
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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
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Abiquiu
— Few hours
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Teec Nos Pos
— Few hours
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Green River
— Few hours
10
Torrey
— 2 nights
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Kamas
— Few hours
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque road trip planning app.

Tampa to Albuquerque is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Albuquerque is slightly colder than Tampa - with highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F. You will leave for Santa Fe on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

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.
You've added Taos Pueblo, The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe, Vivac Winery, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albuquerque in September since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Abiquiu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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Abiquiu

Abiquiu ©
Abiquiú is a small census-designated place located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico in the southwestern United States, about 53 miles (85 km) north of Santa Fe. You've now added Georgia O'Keeffe: Welcome Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe: Welcome Center.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abiquiu online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Abiquiu takes an hour. When traveling from Santa Fe in September, plan for little chillier days in Abiquiu, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Abiquiu

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe: Welcome Center ©
Georgia O'Keeffe: Welcome Center

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Historic Downtown Durango as well as Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum. On the 26th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Abiquiu to Durango in 3 hours. Traveling from Abiquiu in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Durango, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Highlights from your plan
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get all the information you need at Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center, explore the ancient world of Balcony House, then explore the ancient world of Long House, and finally contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Durango to Mesa Verde National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. September in Mesa Verde National Park sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos ©
Four Corners Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Four Corners Monument.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Teec Nos Pos trip builder app.

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Teec Nos Pos by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Teec Nos Pos, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 45°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Moab.
Highlights from your plan
Four Corners Monument ©
Four Corners Monument

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've added Dead Horse Point State Park, Canyonlands National Park, Castle Creek Winery, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, learn about winemaking at Castle Creek Winery, and then cruise along Scenic Byway of Highway 128.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Moab trip planning website.

Getting from Teec Nos Pos to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Teec Nos Pos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Moab, with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Castle Creek Winery ©
Castle Creek Winery

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Arches National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Skyline Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Broken Arch, then get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint, and finally get great views at Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Arches National Park are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Green River.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arch ©
Broken Arch
Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint ©
Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint

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Green River

Green River ©
Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. Goblin Valley State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Crystal Geyser and then immerse yourself in nature at Goblin Valley State Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Green River journey tool.

Drive from Arches National Park to Green River in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Green River

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Goblin Valley State Park ©
Goblin Valley State Park
Crystal Geyser ©
Crystal Geyser

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torrey tour planner.

Getting from Green River to Torrey by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Green River in October, expect Torrey to be slightly colder, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kamas.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Kamas

Kamas ©
Kamas is a city in Summit County, Utah, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Provo River Falls. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Provo River Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kamas route planner.

Getting from Torrey to Kamas by car takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 32°F. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Kamas

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Provo River Falls ©
Provo River Falls

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Great Salt Lake State Marina has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Temple Square.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

You can drive from Kamas to Salt Lake City in an hour. Traveling from Kamas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Great Salt Lake State Marina ©
Great Salt Lake State Marina

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