12 days in Velarde Itinerary

12 days in Velarde Itinerary

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12 days in Velarde Itinerary

Start: Prineville
Drive:  56​h
— 6 nights
Drive:  68​h
End: Prineville


Velarde ©
Let the collections at Cleveland Roller Mill Museum and Classical Gas Museum capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Orilla Verde Recreation Area and High Road Marketplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Velarde: Fort Union National Monument (in Watrous), Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort (in Vadito) and Picuris Pueblo (in Penasco).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Velarde online trip itinerary builder .

Prineville to Velarde is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Prineville in July: highs in Velarde hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Velarde

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dixon, San Jose de Gracia Church, Rio Chama, Picuris Pueblo, Fort Union National Monument
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Fort Union National Monument ©
Fort Union National Monument
Cleveland Roller Mill Museum ©
Cleveland Roller Mill Museum
Orilla Verde Recreation Area ©
Orilla Verde Recreation Area