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Marfa — 2 nights

Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. On the 2nd (Sun), take a memorable drive along Davis Mountain Scenic Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Fort D. A. Russell, steep yourself in history at Fort Davis National Historic Site, and then examine the collection at Marfa and Presidio County Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Marfa visit planner.

Austin to Marfa is an approximately 7-hour car ride. Traveling from Austin in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 41°F in Marfa. You'll set off for Silver City on the 4th (Tue).
Museums · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Silver City — 3 nights

Silver City is a town in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and Western New Mexico University Museum. Visiting Lake Roberts and Boston Hill will get you outdoors. Step out of Silver City with an excursion to Gila Wilderness Area in Mimbres--about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: get outside with WolfHorse Outfitters Day Tours and steep yourself in history at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Silver City trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Marfa to Silver City. The time zone difference when traveling from Marfa to Silver City is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Marfa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Silver City, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Flagstaff.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Flagstaff — 4 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Museum of Northern Arizona and Riordan Mansion State Historic Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Oak Creek Canyon and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flagstaff: Sedona (Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park & Fay Canyon Trail). There's lots more to do: stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail, look and learn at Lowell Observatory, and appreciate the history behind Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff road trip app.

Traveling by car from Silver City to Flagstaff takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Silver City in April: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 61°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Moab.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trip

Moab — 5 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Corona Arch and Landscape Arch. Get outdoors at Windows and Deep Desert Expeditions. Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Tunnel Arch). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, explore the stunning scenery at Lions Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, and trek along Grandstaff Canyon Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Moab trip maker tool.

Drive from Flagstaff to Moab in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. In April, Moab is a bit warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durango.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Side Trip

Durango — 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Pinkerton Hot Springs and Animas Mountain Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Durango Wildlife Museum and Fish Hatchery and Scenic Aperture Gallery. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail/ Campus Loop, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Toh-Atin Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Durango online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Durango takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in April, things will get little chillier in Durango: highs are around 62°F and lows about 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Albuquerque — 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at San Felipe de Neri Church and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Albuquerque Museum and Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, appreciate the history behind Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes monument, admire the striking features of Spaceship House, and see the interesting displays at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Durango to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Durango in April: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 71°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Amarillo.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Amarillo — 1 day

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 23rd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amarillo online visit planner.

Drive from Albuquerque to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.