5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Brussels
Fly:  25​h
Taos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
Brussels

1
day
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
On the 20th (Wed), enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, then examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, and finally explore the world behind art at Millicent Rogers Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Taos trip generator.

Brussels, Belgium to Taos is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Brussels to Taos, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Taos, with highs around 28°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Museums Historic Sites
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Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
La Hacienda del los Martinez ©
La Hacienda del los Martinez

2
days
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 21st (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, get curious at Bradbury Science Museum, and then steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, then take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then stop by Kakawa Chocolate House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe vacation planner.

You can drive from Taos to Santa Fe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Taos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Santa Fe, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bradbury Science Museum, El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site
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Bradbury Science Museum ©
Bradbury Science Museum
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site ©

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