2 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

2 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

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The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace, explore the fascinating underground world of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, then get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and finally Head underground at Big Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome, then explore the fascinating underground world of Slaughter Canyon Cave, then explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail.

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In October, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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