17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Anderson
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Benton
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Texarkana
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Alamogordo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Benson
— 11 nights
Drive:  55​h 30​min
End: Anderson

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Benton

Benton
Benton is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Benton trip itinerary planner.

Anderson to Benton is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Anderson to Benton is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Anderson, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Benton, ranging from highs of 46°F to lows of 31°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Texarkana.

Things to do in Benton

Parks Nature Museums

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hours
Texarkana

Texarkana
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, located in the Ark-La-Tex region. For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Texarkana itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Benton to Texarkana takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Benton in December, things will get a bit warmer in Texarkana: highs are around 57°F and lows about 39°F. You'll set off for Abilene on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Texarkana

Museums Parks Shopping

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night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Abilene road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Texarkana to Abilene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December in Abilene, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 36°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Alamogordo.
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Jacob's Dream Sculpture ©
Jacob's Dream Sculpture

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Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alamogordo driving holiday site .

Drive from Abilene to Alamogordo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Abilene in December since evenings lows in Alamogordo dip to 30°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Benson.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Shopping

Side Trip

Off the Beaten Path
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Off the Beaten Path ©
Off the Beaten Path

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Benson

Benson ©
Benson is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, east-southeast of Tucson. Get in touch with nature at Kartchner Caverns State Park and Chiricahua National Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Bisbee (Belleza Fine Art Gallery, Queen Mine Tour, & more), Hereford (The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve, Coronado National Memorial, & more) and Heart of Rocks (in Willcox). The adventure continues: wander the wide-open spaces of Double R Ranch, identify plant and animal life at Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, trek along Cochise Stronghold, and delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Benson journey tool .

Drive from Alamogordo to Benson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Alamogordo in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Benson, with lows around 37°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Benson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tombstone, Bisbee, Hereford, Willcox, Colossal Cave Mountain Park
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Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Chiricahua National Monument ©
Chiricahua National Monument
Coronado National Memorial ©
Coronado National Memorial

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