7 days in Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

7 days in Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

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Mesa Verde National Park
— 6 nights

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Mesa Verde National Park — 6 nights

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 Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum and Square Tower House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Far View Sites and Knife Edge Trail. Step out of Mesa Verde National Park with an excursion to Shiprock Rock Formation in Shiprock--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Mesa Verde National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Soda Canyon Overlook Trail, delve into the distant past at Yucca House National Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prater Ridge Trail, and take a memorable drive along Ruins Road.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park trip builder website.

In September, daytime highs in Mesa Verde National Park are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F.
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