6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
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Roswell
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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): walk around Garden of the Gods, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get interesting insight from The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs driving holiday planner.

Kansas City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Kansas City in August, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Commonwheel Artists Co-op
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure ©
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure

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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 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe route maker.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for gifts at The Candy Lady, take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online journey planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, Albuquerque is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Balloon Rides
The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): walk around Dripping Springs Natural Area, then walk around Veterans Memorial Park, then test your team's savvy at Cluenundrum, and finally look for gifts at Coas Books.

Plan trip to Las Cruces with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Albuquerque to Las Cruces in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Dripping Springs Natural Area ©
Dripping Springs Natural Area
Cluenundrum ©
Cluenundrum
Coas Books ©
Coas Books

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center and then test your team's savvy at Roswell Escapes, LLC.

Plan trip to Roswell with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Las Cruces to Roswell in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
International UFO Museum and Research Center ©
Roswell Escapes, LLC ©
Roswell Escapes, LLC

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