Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Tucson. If you're planning a road trip to Tucson, 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.
8:00 am start at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
drive for about 2.5 hours
10:37 am El Paso
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:37 am
drive for about 1.5 hours
1:11 pm Deming
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:11 pm
drive for about 53 minutes
3:04 pm Lordsburg
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:04 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
5:31 pm Willcox
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:31 pm
drive for about 60 minutes
7:31 pm Kartchner Caverns State Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 8:31 pm
drive for about 1 hour
9:33 pm arrive in Tucson
driving ≈ 8.5 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.
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Kartchner Caverns State Park (5 mentions)
Your final destination is Tucson, Arizona.
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