6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Durango
— 1 night
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Roswell
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
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 27th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durango tour planner .

New York City to Durango is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Durango is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Durango are slightly colder (40°F), and nights are cooler (13°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort
Scenic Aperture Gallery ©
Scenic Aperture Gallery

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night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, take in the exciting artwork at Canyon Road Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Kakawa Chocolate House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip app .

Traveling by car from Durango to Santa Fe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Durango in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

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night
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.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail, Head underground at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Santa Fe to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Santa Fe in December, things will get a bit warmer in Carlsbad Caverns National Park: highs are around 58°F and lows about 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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nights
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Roswell, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Roswell, with lows around 26°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks Museums Nature
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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

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