9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Memphis
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Morrilton
— Few hours
Drive:  8 h 15 min
2
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Durango
— 2 nights
Drive:  19 h 45 min
End: Memphis

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Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petit Jean State Park. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Automobiles and then admire the majestic nature at Petit Jean State Park.

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Memphis to Morrilton is an approximately 3- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Morrilton

Nature Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Museum of Automobiles ©
Museum of Automobiles

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Huge Pair of Legs and then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amarillo trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Morrilton to Amarillo with the Route module. Traveling from Morrilton in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Amarillo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Huge Pair of Legs ©
Huge Pair of Legs

2
nights
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.
To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe trip maker website.

Getting from Amarillo to Santa Fe by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amarillo in June, Santa Fe is a bit cooler at night with lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

2
nights
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.
Mesa Verde National Park is known for historic sites, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Balcony House, explore the striking landscape of Mesa Verde National Park, trek along Petroglyph Point Hike, and take a memorable drive along Ruins Road.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Mesa Verde National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike
Mesa Verde National Park ©
Mesa Verde National Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Animas River Trail. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Million Dollar Highway and then hit the slopes at Purgatory Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Durango online road trip planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Durango can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Million Dollar Highway
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Purgatory Resort ©
Purgatory Resort

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