8 days in Tehachapi & Roswell Itinerary

8 days in Tehachapi & Roswell Itinerary

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8 days in Tehachapi & Roswell Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Tehachapi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
2
Roswell
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis

3
nights
Tehachapi

Tehachapi ©
Tehachapi is a city in Kern County, California, in the Tehachapi Mountains, at an elevation of between the San Joaquin Valley and the Mojave Desert.Tehachapi is 35mi east-southeast of Bakersfield, and west of Mojave. Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Trona Pinnacles. Venture out of the city with trips to Trail of 100 Giants (in Ponderosa) and Maturango Museum (in Ridgecrest). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tehachapi Loop, stop by Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique, and take a peaceful walk through Tehachapi Mountain Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tehachapi holiday maker .

Indianapolis to Tehachapi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Indianapolis to Tehachapi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Tehachapi, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Tehachapi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Trail of 100 Giants, River Rafting & Tubing, Maturango Museum, Trona Pinnacles
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Trona Pinnacles ©
Trona Pinnacles
River Rafting & Tubing
Tehachapi Mountain Park ©
Tehachapi Mountain Park

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park and Spring River Park and Zoo. Step out of Roswell to go to Ruidoso and see Lincoln National Forest, which is approximately 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park, stop by Alien Zone Area 51, see the sky in a new way at Roswell Museum & Art Center, and examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center.

Make your Roswell itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tehachapi to Roswell. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tehachapi to Roswell due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehachapi in June, things will get a bit warmer in Roswell: highs are around 97°F and lows about 65°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, Lincoln National Forest
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Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Lincoln National Forest ©
Lincoln National Forest
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

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