8 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

8 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

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8 days in Chihuahua Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  11​h
1
Chihuahua
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Palomas
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Casas Grandes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Creel
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Hidalgo del Parral
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Chihuahua

Chihuahua ©
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Recohuata Hot Spring, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio del Gobierno, and then take in breathtaking views at Batopilas Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chihuahua online trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Chihuahua is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in Chihuahua are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Palomas.

Things to do in Chihuahua

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper Canyon, Palacio del Gobierno
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Grutas Nombre de Dios ©
Grutas Nombre de Dios
Iglesia de San Francisco ©
Iglesia de San Francisco
Basilica de Chihuahua ©
Basilica de Chihuahua

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day
Palomas

Palomas ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at The Pink Store.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Palomas attractions planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chihuahua to Palomas. Expect little chillier evenings in Palomas when traveling from Chihuahua in June, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Casas Grandes.

Things to do in Palomas

Shopping
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The Pink Store ©
The Pink Store

1
night
Casas Grandes

Casas Grandes ©
Casas Grandes is a town located in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Zone of Paquime and then delve into the distant past at Paquime.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Casas Grandes travel app .

Getting from Palomas to Casas Grandes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 99°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Creel.

Things to do in Casas Grandes

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paquime
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Paquime ©
Paquime

1
day
Creel

Creel ©
Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the activities along Lago de Arareco, explore the activities along Lake Arareco, then take in the dramatic natural features at San Ignacio Arareko, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Casa de Las Artesanias.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Creel day trip app .

Drive from Casas Grandes to Creel in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Hidalgo del Parral.

Things to do in Creel

Parks Nature Museums
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San Ignacio Arareko ©
San Ignacio Arareko
Lake Arareco ©
Lake Arareco
Museo Casa de Las Artesanias ©
Museo Casa de Las Artesanias

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night
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 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Identidad, then 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.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hidalgo del Parral online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Creel to Hidalgo del Parral takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hidalgo del Parral

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Palacio Alvarado ©
Palacio Alvarado
Dulceria Gota de Miel ©
Dulceria Gota de Miel