20 days in Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

20 days in Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

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Mesa Verde National Park

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Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Explore Mesa Verde National Park's surroundings by going to Balloon Rides (in Albuquerque), Cortez (Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez Cultural Center, & more) and Teec Nos Pos (Four Corners Monument & Teec Nos Pos Trading Post). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Long House, see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, cruise along Ruins Road, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mesa Verde National Park.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip builder tool .

Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Cortez, Farmington, Colorado, Monticello, Dolores
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Spruce Tree House
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