8 days in Edgewater & Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

8 days in Edgewater & Mesa Verde National Park Itinerary

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Edgewater
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 5 nights

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Edgewater

Edgewater ©
Edgewater is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edgewater: The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum (in Chesapeake Beach), Scorpion Brewing (in Owings) and North Beach (in North Beach). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Annapolis Towne Centre, admire the natural beauty at Historic London Town and Gardens, stop by Homestead Gardens, and do a tasting at Thanksgiving Farm Winery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Edgewater road trip planning tool.

Washington DC to Edgewater is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Edgewater are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Edgewater

Parks · Wineries · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Historic London Town and Gardens ©
Historic London Town and Gardens
Scorpion Brewing ©
Scorpion Brewing
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum ©
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shiprock Rock Formation (in Shiprock) and Four Corners Monument (in Teec Nos Pos). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Long House, see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, explore the striking landscape of Mesa Verde National Park, and hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mesa Verde National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Edgewater to Mesa Verde National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Edgewater to Mesa Verde National Park. Traveling from Edgewater in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows of 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Mesa Verde National Park ©
Mesa Verde National Park

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