24 days in Santa Fe, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

24 days in Santa Fe, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 10 nights
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
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Santa Fe

— 10 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Taos (Taos Art Museum, Taos Pueblo, &more), Jemez Springs (Jemez Mountains & Valles Caldera National Preserve) and Los Alamos (Bandelier National Monument & Ashley Pond Park). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, make a trip to Meow Wolf Santa Fe, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip maker website.

Charlotte to Santa Fe is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in May, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 73°F and lows about 43°F. You'll set off for Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

— 5 nights
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park: Delta (Adobe Badlands Wilderness Study Area & Devil's Thumb Golf Club), Needle Rock (in Crawford) and Hotchkiss (Leroux Creek Inn & Vineyards & Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum). On the 28th (Fri), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at North Rim. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at South Rim Road, trek along Rim Rock Trail, explore the striking landscape at Painted Wall, and do a tasting at Stoney Mesa Winery.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Santa Fe to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park with the Route module. In May in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 7 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Two Medicine Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Glacier National Park with the Route module. In June, Glacier National Park is slightly colder than Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park - with highs of 75°F and lows of 45°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails