16 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

16 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

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16 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Ojinaga
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Ciudad Juarez
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Casas Grandes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Creel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Guachochi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Hidalgo del Parral
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Chihuahua
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Charlotte

1
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Ojinaga

Ojinaga ©
Ojinaga Municipality is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Peguis Canyon.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ojinaga tour itinerary planner.

Charlotte, USA to Ojinaga is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Charlotte in January: high temperatures in Ojinaga hover around 63°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ciudad Juarez.

Things to do in Ojinaga

Parks Nature
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Peguis Canyon ©
Peguis Canyon

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nights
Ciudad Juarez

Ciudad Juarez ©
Ciudad Juárez is the largest city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo de Arqueologia El Chamizal, then examine the collection at Parque El Chamizal, then examine the collection at Casa de Adobe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. On the next day, see the interesting displays at La Rodadora, examine the collection at Museo de la Revolucion en La Frontera, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaza de la Mexicanidad.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ciudad Juarez trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ojinaga to Ciudad Juarez takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Ojinaga in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ciudad Juarez: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Casas Grandes.

Things to do in Ciudad Juarez

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Museo de la Revolucion en La Frontera ©
Casa de Adobe ©
Casa de Adobe
Museo de Arqueologia El Chamizal ©
Museo de Arqueologia El Chamizal

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Casas Grandes

Casas Grandes ©
Casas Grandes is a town located in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Zone of Paquime and then delve into the distant past at Paquime.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Casas Grandes trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ciudad Juarez to Casas Grandes takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Creel.

Things to do in Casas Grandes

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paquime
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Paquime ©
Paquime

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nights
Creel

Creel ©
Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Get in touch with nature at San Ignacio Arareko and Valley of the Monks in Creel Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago de Arareco and Recohuata Hot Spring. Venture out of the city with trips to Adventure Park Copper Canyon Divisadero (in Divisadero) and Mirador del Cerro del Gallego (in Cerocahui). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Arareco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Ignacio Mission, explore the world behind art at Museo Casa de Las Artesanias, and appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey.

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You can drive from Casas Grandes to Creel in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Guachochi.

Things to do in Creel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper Canyon, Adventure Park Copper Canyon Divisadero, Mirador del Cerro del Gallego
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Lake Arareco ©
Lake Arareco
San Ignacio Mission ©
San Ignacio Mission
Valley of the Monks ©
Valley of the Monks

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Guachochi

Guachochi ©
On the 10th (Thu), get outside with Barrancas de Sinforosa and then head outdoors with Lago de las Garzas.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Guachochi trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Creel to Guachochi takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hidalgo del Parral.

Things to do in Guachochi

Outdoors
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Lago de las Garzas ©
Lago de las Garzas

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Hidalgo del Parral

Hidalgo del Parral ©
Hidalgo del Parral, is a city and seat of the municipality of Hidalgo del Parral in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Plaza de la Identidad, look for gifts at Dulceria Gota de Miel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio Alvarado.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hidalgo del Parral trip planner .

You can drive from Guachochi to Hidalgo del Parral in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chihuahua.

Things to do in Hidalgo del Parral

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Palacio Alvarado ©
Palacio Alvarado
Plaza de la Identidad ©
Plaza de la Identidad

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nights
Chihuahua

Chihuahua ©
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Get in touch with nature at Batopilas Canyon and Nombre de Dios. Visit Basilica de Chihuahua and Iglesia de San Francisco for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Chihuahua side-trips: Cuauhtemoc (Parroquia de la Sagrada Familia & Museo y Centro Cultural Menonita, A.C.). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Pinesque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Chihuahua, admire the masterpieces at Museo Casa Redonda, and examine the collection at Museo de la Lealtad Republicana.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chihuahua road trip app .

You can drive from Hidalgo del Parral to Chihuahua in 3 hours. In January in Chihuahua, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 36°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chihuahua

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cuauhtemoc, Copper Canyon, Palacio del Gobierno
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Catedral de Chihuahua ©
Catedral de Chihuahua
Iglesia de San Francisco ©
Iglesia de San Francisco
Sierra Tarahumara ©
Sierra Tarahumara