3 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

3 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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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.
Take a break from Carlsbad Caverns National Park with a short trip to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Salt Flat, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome, and get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park road trip planning tool .

May in Carlsbad Caverns National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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