14 days in Wylie & Rio Rancho Itinerary

14 days in Wylie & Rio Rancho Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Wylie
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Rio Rancho
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Phoenix

5
nights
Wylie

Wylie ©
Not to be confused with the unincorporated area of Wylie, Taylor County, Texas, in the city limits of Abilene.Wylie is a city once solely located in Collin County but now extends into neighboring Dallas and Rockwall counties in the U.S. Explore Wylie's surroundings by going to No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum (in Terrell) and Forney (The Gentle Zoo & Spellman Museum of Forney History). There's much more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Southfork Ranch, have some family-friendly fun at TopGolf Allen, get a taste of the local shopping with The Harbor Rockwall, and stroll around Celebration Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wylie online trip planner.

Phoenix to Wylie is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in May, things will get little chillier in Wylie: highs are around 81°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rio Rancho.

Things to do in Wylie

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Allen, Rockwall, Forney, Parker, No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum
Find places to stay May 15 — 20:
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Southfork Ranch ©
Southfork Ranch
In-Sync Exotics ©
In-Sync Exotics
The Harbor Rockwall ©
The Harbor Rockwall

8
nights
Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho ©
Rio Rancho is the largest city and economic hub of Sandoval County in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Rio Rancho side-trips: Sandia Park (Sandia Crest Byway & Hollywick Farms), Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Cochiti Pueblo (Cave Loop Trail, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Valles Caldera National Preserve, examine the collection at J&R Vintage Auto Museum, get impressive views of Jemez Mountains, and enjoy some diversion at A Park Above.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rio Rancho trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wylie to Rio Rancho. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wylie to Rio Rancho due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Wylie in May; daily highs in Rio Rancho reach 74°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio Rancho

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Jemez Springs, Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, Sandia Park, Santa Ana Pueblo
Find places to stay May 20 — 28:
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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve