21 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Sacramento Itinerary

21 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Sacramento Itinerary

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Sacramento
— 16 nights
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail and then explore the activities along Little Medano Creek.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip website.

Houston to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Houston in July, expect nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to be much colder, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. You will leave for Sacramento on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Sacramento

— 16 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Rosa (Safari West & Charles M. Schulz Museum), St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Beringer Vineyards, &more) and Napa (Judd's Hill MicroCrush, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Capitol Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sacramento trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Sacramento with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in July, with highs in Sacramento at 93°F and lows at 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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