Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio. If you're planning a road trip to San Antonio, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
drive for about 2 hours
10:51 am Pecos
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:51 am
drive for about 52 minutes
12:43 pm Fort Stockton
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 2 hours
3:48 pm Ozona
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:48 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
7:15 pm Mountain Home
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 8:15 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
driving ≈ 9 hours
Your starting point is Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Your final destination is San Antonio, Texas.
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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 San Antonio.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hilton Palacio del Rio, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia, which was mentioned 5 times.
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Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park 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 Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio. Or get a full Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio flight plan.
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