59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Tulsa
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Lubbock
— 2 nights
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 3 nights
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Williams
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Jacob Lake
— 2 nights
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Winslow
— 1 night
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 2 nights
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Chinle
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Teec Nos Pos
— 1 night
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 3 nights
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Canon City
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
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Tulsa

Tulsa ©

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
You've now added Boston Avenue Methodist Church to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Nut House. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Atlas Life Building, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Family Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch and Birthplace Home.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tulsa trip site.

Wildwood to Tulsa is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Wildwood in February: high temperatures in Tulsa hover around 54°F and lows are around 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tulsa

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Oklahoma City Museum of Art and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Henry Overholser Mansion, then explore the world behind art at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, then make a trip to Skydance Bridge, and finally stroll around Martin Park Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oklahoma City day trip planner.

You can drive from Tulsa to Oklahoma City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Lubbock.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. On the 5th (Fri), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Grand Central Station Antiques.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lubbock online vacation maker.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Lubbock in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Oklahoma City in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lubbock: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Specialty Museum
The Buddy Holly Center
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
The Depot District
3.9

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
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.
You've now added Carlsbad Caverns National Park to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour and Slaughter Canyon Cave. Step out of the city life by going to Big Room and McKittrick Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Carlsbad Caverns National Park: Guadalupe Mountains National Park (in Salt Flat) and Frijole Ranch (in Guadalupe Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner.

Drive from Lubbock to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lubbock to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is minus 1 hour. February in Carlsbad Caverns National Park sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Must see
Big Room
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Lion's Tail
4.9

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, view the masterpieces at Tokay Beaded Art, then contemplate the long history of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Roswell tour website.

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Roswell are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes New Mexico State University Golf Course as well as Red Hawk Golf Club. On the 12th (Fri), play a few rounds at Red Hawk Golf Club, tee off at New Mexico State University Golf Course, and then ponder the design of Plaza de Las Cruces.

Find out how to plan Las Cruces trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Roswell to Las Cruces takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Las Cruces can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Golf · Outdoors
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Golf Course
Red Hawk Golf Club
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Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then get a new perspective on nature at Arizona State Museum, then examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, and finally stroll through Ventana Canyon Hiking Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Madera Canyon and then take in the awesome beauty at A Mountain (Sentinel Peak).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tucson sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Las Cruces to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Cruces in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Tucson: highs are around 70°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Camelback Mountain, Rancho Manana Golf Club and Papago Golf Course. Get a sense of the local culture at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West and Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Piestewa Peak and Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler), Cave Creek Regional Park (in Cave Creek) and Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch (in Gilbert). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Lost Dog Wash Trail, steep yourself in history at Old Adobe Mission, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, and stroll through Sunrise Peak Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phoenix tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in February, Phoenix is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Verde Canyon Railroad, Montezuma Castle National Monument, and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Jerome State Historic Park and Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook. Get some historical perspective at Tuzigoot National Monument and Honanki Heritage Site. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Jerome (Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town & Douglas Mansion), V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock) and Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Hillside Letter C). There's still lots to do: trek along Fay Canyon Trail, find your balance on the water with CenterFocus Experiences, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Little Horse Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip site.

Getting from Phoenix to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in February, things will get little chillier in Sedona: highs are around 60°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Montezuma Well
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Broken Arrow Trail
4.9

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day by day itinerary now includes North Rim Visitor Center, Lookout Studio, Navajo Bridge, and other attractions you added. On the 25th (Thu), shop like a local with Lookout Studio, steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge, trek along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and finally examine the collection at Kolb Studio. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally get great views at Lipan Point.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sedona in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (49°F), and nights are much colder (18°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Must see
Rim Trail
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Hiking Trail
Hermit Trail
4.7

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon Railway as well as Williams Depot. On the 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Williams Depot, take a memorable tour with Grand Canyon Railway, look for gifts at Thunder Eagle Native Art, tee off at Elephant Rocks at Williams, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bill Williams Mountain, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Williams road trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Williams can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Williams

Tours · Nature · Golf · Museums
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History Museum
Williams Depot
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Hoover Dam has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Counts Kustoms. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Clark County Heritage Museum in Henderson, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Auto Collections, and have fun at The Range 702.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williams to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williams to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Williams in February, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 45°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
You've now added Charcoal Kilns to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns, explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park road trip site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect little chillier with lows of 43°F in Death Valley National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
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Historic Site
Harmony Borax Works
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck as well as Fremont Street Experience. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Fremont Street Experience, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Must see
The Strip
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Historic Walking Area
Fremont Street Experience
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Neighborhood
The LINQ Promenade
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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Hidden Canyon and Temple of Sinawava Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Riverside Walk and Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town). Take a break from Zion National Park with a short trip to Off-Road Tours in Hurricane, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Kayenta Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Zion National Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are colder with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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Hiking Trail
Watchman Trail
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Canyon
Hidden Canyon
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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online attractions planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in March; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 49°F and lows reach 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jacob Lake.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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National Park
Under-the-Rim Trail
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Jacob Lake

Jacob Lake ©
Jacob Lake is a small unincorporated community on the Kaibab Plateau in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, at the junction of U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for gifts at Jacob Lake Inn Gift Shop and then contemplate the long history of Old Cliff Dwellers Lodge (Blanche Russell Rock House). On your second day here, hike along Cathedral Wash Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Marble Canyon, and then get outside with Northern Arizona Guide Service.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Jacob Lake journey planning site.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Jacob Lake by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in March, with highs in Jacob Lake at 64°F and lows at 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Winslow.

Things to do in Jacob Lake

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Winslow

Winslow
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Winslow trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Jacob Lake to Winslow in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Winslow sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Winslow

Nature · Museums · Parks

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Devil's Playground. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Agate House, then learn more about the world around you at Rainbow Forest Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Long Logs Loop.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Winslow to Petrified Forest National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Winslow in March, expect Petrified Forest National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 25°F. You will leave for Chinle on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Historic Site
Agate House
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Natural History Museum
Rainbow Forest Museum
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Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Sliding Rock Ruin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Mummy Cave, explore the ancient world of Antelope House Ruin, and then explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chinle holiday maker tool.

Drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 25°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Chinle

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Ruin
Mummy Cave
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and then hike along Wildcat Trail. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post, stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery, then explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley travel tool.

You can drive from Chinle to Monument Valley in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chinle in March since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 31°F. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
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Hiking Trail
Wildcat Trail
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Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument and then don't miss a visit to Teec Nos Pos Trading Post.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Teec Nos Pos online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Teec Nos Pos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Monument Valley in March, Teec Nos Pos is little chillier at night with lows of 24°F. You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 22nd (Mon).
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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Get a sense of the local culture at Spruce Tree House and Point Lookout Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Far View Sites and Farming Terraces. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Canyon Trail, explore the striking landscape at Square Tower House, hike along Soda Canyon Overlook Trail, and make a trip to Park Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Teec Nos Pos to Mesa Verde National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Mesa Verde National Park sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 24°F at night. You will leave for Durango on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
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Geologic Formation
Square Tower House
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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 25th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Animas Museum and then hit the slopes at The Snowbike Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Powerhouse Science Center, then explore the ancient world of Aztec Ruins National Monument, and then examine the collection at Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Durango route planning website.

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Durango

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Coronado Historic Site, then ride a horse along The Stables at Tamaya, and then trek along La Luz Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Durango to Albuquerque by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Durango in March: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 66°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in March, expect Santa Fe to be a bit cooler, temps between 61°F and 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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Religious Site
San Miguel Chapel
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Canon City

Canon City ©

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get curious at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, look for gifts at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Royal Gorge Anglers.

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Getting from Santa Fe to Canon City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Canon City, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then view the masterpieces at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

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You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canon City in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 28°F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Shopping

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