24 days in Land O Lakes, Albuquerque & Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

24 days in Land O Lakes, Albuquerque & Carlsbad Caverns National Park Itinerary

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Land O Lakes
— 5 nights
Drive to Tampa International Airport, Fly to Albuquerque
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Albuquerque
— 11 nights
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 6 nights
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Land O Lakes
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Land O Lakes

— 5 nights
Land o' Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pasco County, Florida, in the United States. Get out of town with these interesting Land O Lakes side-trips: Bulldog Fishin Charters (in Weeki Wachee), New Port Richey (James E Grey Preserve & Sims Park) and Hudson (Hudson Beach Park & Treasure Trove Mini Mall & Consignments). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Storm Brewing Co, stroll through Dinosaur World, admire the majestic nature at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Survival Sanctuary.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Land O Lakes road trip app.

Tampa to Land O Lakes is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Land O Lakes

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Albuquerque

— 11 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Santa Fe (Cathedral Park, The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, &more), Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail) and Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos). And it doesn't end there: stop by Albuquerque Old Town, examine the collection at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ABQ BioPark Zoo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Land O Lakes to Albuquerque. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Land O Lakes in September: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 83°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 6 nights
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carlsbad Caverns National Park: Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Smith Spring & Frijole Ranch). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room, explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome, surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and admire all the interesting features of Walnut Canyon Desert Drive.

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Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Albuquerque in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Land O Lakes.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Land O Lakes

— 1 day
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The Route module can help you plan travel from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Land O Lakes. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Land O Lakes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in October, expect Land O Lakes to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 66°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Land O Lakes

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Fun & Games