5 days in Amarillo & Albuquerque Itinerary

5 days in Amarillo & Albuquerque Itinerary

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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 3 nights
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Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum as well as Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amarillo online trip planner.

Dallas to Amarillo is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amarillo, with lows around 50°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes ABQ BioPark Zoo as well as Santa Fe Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Santa Fe Botanical Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip planner.

Getting from Amarillo to Albuquerque by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip