9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Weatherford
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Amarillo
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Ouray
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Panhandle
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Weatherford

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night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 17th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Lighthouse Trail and then ride a horse along Old West Stables. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Window on the Plains Museum, examine the collection at Milburn Price Culture Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Harrington House.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo visit planning site .

Weatherford to Amarillo is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Amarillo when traveling from Weatherford in June, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ouray.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyon, Window on the Plains Museum, Milburn Price Culture Museum
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Harrington House ©
Harrington House
Window on the Plains Museum ©
Window on the Plains Museum
Milburn Price Culture Museum ©
Milburn Price Culture Museum

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Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): hike along Perimeter Trail, trek along Bear Creek Falls, then see the interesting displays at Ouray Alchemist Museum, and finally walk around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouray trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Amarillo to Ouray in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Ouray due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amarillo in June, expect Ouray to be little chillier, temps between 72°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bear Creek Falls
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Perimeter Trail ©
Perimeter Trail
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mesa Verde National Park. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Mesa Verde National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordenskiold #16 Trail.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ouray to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ouray in June: highs in Mesa Verde National Park hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mesa Verde National Park ©
Mesa Verde National Park
Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cross of the Martyrs, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in Santa Fe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pecos National Historical Park, El Santuario de Chimayo
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

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Panhandle

Panhandle ©
Panhandle is the county seat of Carson County, Texas, United States. VW Slug Bug Ranch has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), make a trip to VW Slug Bug Ranch and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Panhandle route website .

Drive from Santa Fe to Panhandle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Panhandle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Panhandle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Panhandle

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Armstrong County Museum
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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area ©
Armstrong County Museum ©
Armstrong County Museum
Square House Museum ©
Square House Museum

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