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 Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park--about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake, and Head underground at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park journey planning tool .

In July in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, expect temperatures between 97°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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