6 days in Mesa Verde National Park, Sedona & Santa Fe Itinerary

6 days in Mesa Verde National Park, Sedona & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Mesa Verde National Park
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park

— 1 night
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Petroglyph Point Hike has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail.

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Highlands Ranch to Mesa Verde National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Highlands Ranch in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mesa Verde National Park, with highs around 89°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, then view the masterpieces at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mesa Verde National Park to Sedona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Expect much warmer evenings in Sedona when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Trails

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, then walk around Cathedral Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art.

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You can fly from Sedona to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect Santa Fe to be slightly colder, temps between 89°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks