5 days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

5 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.
Step out of Carlsbad Caverns National Park with an excursion to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Salt Flat--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail, explore the activities along Green Lake, and get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park road trip website .

March in Carlsbad Caverns National Park sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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