5 days in Red River, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Amarillo Itinerary

5 days in Red River, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Amarillo Itinerary

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Red River
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Amarillo
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Red River

Red River is a resort town in Taos County, New Mexico, United States located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. On the 30th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Red River travel route builder.

Austin to Red River is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Red River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in September, things will get cooler in Red River: highs are around 69°F and lows about 36°F. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Red River

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails
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Horseback Riding Tours
Middlefork Lake ©
Middlefork Lake

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve holiday planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Red River to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Red River in October, expect nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to be about the same, around 27°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center ©
Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

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 Palo Duro Canyon State Park. On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then make a trip to Cadallic Ranch. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, then don't miss a visit to Combine City, then explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and finally take a memorable drive along Route 66.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Amarillo. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in October; daily highs in Amarillo reach 75°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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