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Amarillo to Telluride drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Amarillo to Telluride road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Amarillo to Telluride. If you're planning a road trip to Telluride, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Amarillo
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:44 am  Tucumcari
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:44 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

1:37 pm  Santa Rosa (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:37 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:24 pm  Albuquerque
stay overnight at Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
drive for about 1 hour

11:13 am  Jemez Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:13 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:49 pm  Chaco Canyon
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:38 pm  Durango
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:38 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:48 pm  arrive in Telluride
stay at Telluride Ski Resort

day 2 driving ≈ 7 hours
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Amarillo to Telluride questions

profile  Richard asked:
Best route to Telluride.  (0 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Tucumcari  (4 answers)
    questions about Tucumcari:
        What are the must see/must stay/ must eat places in Tucumcari?

Santa Rosa (New Mexico)  (2 answers)

Albuquerque  (96 answers)
    Old Town Albuquerque  (3 mentions)
    New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science  (2 mentions)
    Explora!  (2 mentions)
    Nob Hill  (2 mentions)
    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Albuquerque:
        Frontier Restaurant
        Standard Diner
        Frontier Restaurant
    hotels around Albuquerque:
        Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
    questions about Albuquerque:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
        Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
        Temporary home!
        Where to stay

Jemez Springs  (2 answers)

Chaco Canyon  (3 mentions)

Durango  (39 answers)
    questions about Durango:
        Best areas for photography around Durango?
        Day Trips from Durango?

Where's the best place to stay in Telluride?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Telluride.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Telluride Ski Resort, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Telluride? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Telluride?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Telluride. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Ellyn from asked:
Should I stay near the mountain or in town?  (3 answers)

profile  John from Palo Alto asked:
Ski in-ski out condos in Telluride that have a full kitchen and sleep 6?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Telluride.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Telluride to Amarillo drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Amarillo to Telluride. Or get a full Amarillo to Telluride flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Amarillo well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Amarillo!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 605 miles
driving time of 9 hours, 36 minutes
Telluride is 1 hour behind Amarillo
30 Amarillo travel answers
4 Tucumcari travel answers
2 Santa Rosa (New Mexico) travel answers
96 Albuquerque travel answers
2 Jemez Springs travel answers
39 Durango travel answers
22 Telluride travel answers


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