Sure, you can travel to the Southeast by car, but why not let someone else do the driving and come by train or private plane?
Amtrak to La Junta or Lamar
Route – Southwest Chief (Los Angeles to Chicago), on your way to Santa Fe or Kansas City, or switch in El Raton, New Mexico for Denver bound
La Junta (LAJ) - 1 West First Street, Daily. West Bound: Arrival 8:15am, Departure 8:30am. East Bound: Arrival 8:13pm, 8:23pm Departure
Lamar (LMR) - Main & Beech Streets, Daily. West Bound: 7:06am Departure. East Bound 9:15pm Departure.
Do it the fun way with Trails & Rails http://www.nps.gov/findapark/trailsandrails.htm
To fly directly to the Southeast, there are many local airports for private planes.
|La Junta Municipal Airport (LHX) - View on Map|
|3 miles north of La Junta, in La Junta Industrial Park, off State Highway 109|
|7am – 7pm, 7 days a week, May 1 – August 31|
|Las Animas City and County Airport (7V9) - View on Map|
|One mile south of Las Animas, off Lois Lane|
|Paved, unlighted runway, extends 3870 feet and is 40 feet wide|
|Lamar (LAA) - View on Map|
|4 miles west of Lamar|
|Eads (9V7) - View on Map|
|38750 Hwy 96|
|Holly (K08) - View on Map|
|2 miles south of Holly on Highway 89|
|Runway 4200’ long, 30’ wide, packed gravel surface|
|Hanger are often full so call ahead of time|
|Springfield Municipal Airport (8V7) - View on Map|
|3 miles north of Springfield|