9 days in Overton & Ruidoso Itinerary

9 days in Overton & Ruidoso Itinerary

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9 days in Overton & Ruidoso Itinerary

Start: Ruidoso
+2
Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  8​h 45​min
1
Overton
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Ruidoso
— 6 nights
End: Ruidoso

1
night
Overton

Overton ©
Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. You've now added Valley of Fire State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): shop like a local with Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, meet the residents at Roos-N-More Zoo, and then admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mouse's Tank, examine the collection at Lost City Museum, and then play a few rounds at Casablanca Golf Club.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Overton trip generator.

Ruidoso to Overton is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Ruidoso to Overton, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Ruidoso in August: highs in Overton hover around 102°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ruidoso.

Things to do in Overton

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Mesquite, Roos-N-More Zoo
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank
Casablanca Golf Club ©
Casablanca Golf Club

6
nights
Ruidoso

Ruidoso ©
Ruidoso is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bottomless Lakes State Park, Grindstone Lake, Grindstone Stables, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Apple Barn and New Mexico Rails-to-Trails. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Stanton Museum and Smokey Bear Museum and Gift Shop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ruidoso: Roswell (Alien Zone & The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art) and McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch (in Alamogordo). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Pillow's Funtrackers, play a few rounds at The Links at Sierra Blanca, and examine the collection at The Hubbard Museum of the American West.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ruidoso custom trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Overton to Ruidoso with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Overton to Ruidoso. Traveling from Overton in August, expect Ruidoso to be cooler, temps between 79°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ruidoso

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Roswell, Alamogordo, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, Hubbard Museum of the American West, Old Apple Barn
Highlights from your plan
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site ©
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site
Lincoln National Forest ©
Lincoln National Forest
Heart of the Desert ©
Heart of the Desert

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