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Best Places to Vacation in Southwest USA

Best Places to Vacation in Southwest USA
Do you want to Vacation in Southwest USA, in a warmer, usually dryer climate? Below are our recommendations for places to Vacation in Southwest USA. Click on the destination links to find area description, area attractions, things to do, climate and weather, accommodation options, average costs and more!

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vacation in BlanchardBlanchard, Oklahoma - Blanchard, Oklahoma is a fast growing community about 30 minutes south of the Oklahoma City metro area. Blanchard has a small town feel with festivals, parades, community events and so much more. We also enjoy a short drive to the metro when needed, but have the beauty of a more rural lifestyle with acreage available if desired.


vacation in EdmondEdmond, Oklahoma - Welcome to Edmond, Oklahoma! This is a city unmatched in America’s heartland…where world-class sculptures are scattered like jewels, dozens of them, lining the streets and tucked into corners just waiting to surprise you with unexpected beauty. Edmond offers visitors, as well as meeting and event planners an artfully unique experience. Edmond is a city un-matched in the heartland.

vacation in AustinAustin, Texas - Austin is a diverse city, because it offers both chic city life and beautiful hill-country less than an hour away. Both the city and surrounding towns in the Hill Country host many outdoor events. The historic towns and more than two dozen vineyards create a laid-back and soulful environment waiting to be explored.

vacation in OdessaOdessa, Texas - Odessa can be found in the Permian Basin. Our city sister city is Midland which is just 20 miles away. Surrounding the two cities, there are several small towns. Odessa is known as the workforce of the Permian Basin. Odessa is a vibrant, energetic city in West Texas where the sky, literally, is the only limit.

vacation in Casa GrandeCasa Grande, Arizona - Casa Grande is the perfect "base" from which to explore Arizona and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and friendly residents of the community. It is located in the heart of the Sun Corridor, within an hour drive to two metropolitan areas, Phoenix to the north and Tucson to the south, at the intersection of two major interstates, I-10 and I-8.


vacation in PrescottPrescott, Arizona - Prescott is a city of 41,000, total metro area of approximately 120,000. Considered rural by some, but has multiple colleges and most aspects of urban living; 90 minutes north of Phoenix.

vacation in Angel FireAngel Fire, New Mexico - Angel Fire is small-town friendliness and outdoor adventure for the entire family. Summer adventure happens on the Zip Line Adventure, one of the highest zip lines in the nation at an elevation of 10,600 feet. Angel Fire Mountain Bike park is rated as one of the top mountain bike parks in the Southwest. Fun doesn't stop there.

vacation in Silver CitySilver City, New Mexico - Southwest New Mexico has an undeniable personality from its ruggedly beautiful landscape, echoes of vanished cultures and a continuing, complex human heritage. The region's deep Hispanic and Native American roots are reflected in the distinctive foods, architecture, familty ties and community celebrations.

vacation in ArlingtonArlington, Texas - Home of the AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Park in Arlington, Top O’Hill Terrace, and Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington is like one big playground! With days worth of fun to be had at one of its attractions, Arlington is also an international food hot spot.

vacation in Rockport-FultonRockport-Fulton, Texas - Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Copano and Aransas Bays and bathed year-round by soothing Gulf breezes, nestled among ancient, windswept oaks and steeped in a colorful community of cultures, Rockport-Fulton is in a class of its own. Rockport and Fulton are two communities in Aransas County; one of Texas’ smallest counties, in terms of land.

vacation in Verde ValleyVerde Valley, Arizona - Overlooked by Mingus Mountain and the Mogollon Rim and home to the cultural and historic centers of Sedona, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Jerome and Clarkdale, the Verde Valley region offers unforgettable experiences for travelers of all ages and interests.

vacation in AbileneAbilene, Texas - The history of the Wild West is synonymous with excitement, strength, creativity and spirit. In Abilene, that frontier spirit lives on. Spend a few days scouting out the sights and sounds of this legendary area - a place where western heritage is both a birthright and a pastime.

vacation in Blanco, Texas Hill CountryBlanco, Texas Hill Country, Texas - The Texas Hill Country is known for it's beautiful rolling hills, bodies of water in close proximity and an abundance of wildlife. The Blanco area community is mostly rural, with active city squares containing dining establishments and merchants. A great deal of events throughout the year bring visitors to town that increase the local economy.

vacation in DentonDenton, Texas - Denton, Texas, just a short 30-mile drive from Dallas and Fort Worth, has experienced a great revitalization of their downtown area. There really is something for everyone, with varied dining options, more than 25 music venues, two universities and plenty of local events.

vacation in El PasoEl Paso, Texas - El Paso’s unspoiled natural beauty is a rarity in today’s fast-paced world. During the day, our mountains take on shades of purple, vibrant orange and pale green under a sun that shines over 305 days a year. Wide-open vistas, big skies and beautiful desert weather are the norm, and almost every day ends with a breathtaking sunset.

vacation in PlanoPlano, Texas - Just minutes north of Dallas, Plano offers attractions such as the Legacy Town Center's Bassus Plaza, with its sculptures depicting a cattle drive along the Shawnee Trail and the brick-paved antique district of downtown. Southfork Ranch is a favorite. Plano also is known for its wildflowers, and for excellent shopping and restaurants.

vacation in Greater WacoGreater Waco, Texas - Greater Waco is centrally located along the I-35 corridor, and is 90 miles from the Dallas-Fort. Worth metroplex and Austin areas. Greater Waco also enjoys a low-cost of living compared with the state of Texas and nation-wide. Greater Waco is home to Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Texas State Technical College, and is near Ft. Hood.

vacation in LampasasLampasas, Texas - Historic Lampasas is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, centrally positioned between several major cities that are popular destinations for people to visit.

vacation in TempleTemple, Texas - Located in Central Texas, Temple is home to 70,000+. Temple is part of Bell County with a population of 327,000. Temple is strategically located along on Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 190. Temple is linked to major Texas cities including Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston.

vacation in KingmanKingman, Arizona - Kingman, the Heart of Historic Route 66, is conveniently located on Interstate 40 and is the perfect launching point for Route 66 and Beyond. Kingman is the closest community to Grand Canyon Skywalk, which is just a 70 mile drive north of town. Scenic drives, great hiking, historic charm, local cafes and restaurants, and the allure of Route 66 combine to make Kingman a remarkable destination.

vacation in BrownsvilleBrownsville, Texas - Steeped in a rich South Texas heritage and located in the South Texas tropics, Brownsville is a perfect two nation leisure travel destination where you’ll find plenty of exciting outdoor adventures, many historical sites and a bicultural ambience that's representative of Mexico.

vacation in SedonaSedona, Arizona - Great outdoors, hiking, biking, vortex, meditation.

vacation in TucsonTucson, Arizona - Tucson's natural landscape draws visitors outdoors where there is plenty of room to roam. A bit off the beaten path, Tucson’s unique attractions and accommodations beckon you to discover and explore and the arts and culture scene make Tucson a place that’s authentic and comfortable.

vacation in ArtesiaArtesia, New Mexico - Artesia is located in the heart of the Pecos Valley, right at the cross roads of Highway 285 and Highway 82, making Artesia the ideal location to stay while you explore Southeastern New Mexico. Start by exploring downtown Artesia’s historic walking tour and History in Bronze, and an evening celebrating the Arts at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center.

vacation in WeatherfordWeatherford, Texas - Small, historic city right outside of the DFW Metroplex. Peach Capital of Texas and Cutting Horse Capital of the World.


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