10 days in New Mexico Itinerary

10 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taos
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
3
Los Lunas
— 1 night
4
Albuquerque
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 17th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at 203 Fine Art and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Goose Lake Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tesuque Glassworks, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, thentake in the exciting artwork at Taos Clay Studio, and finally delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo.

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New York City to Taos is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Taos due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Taos hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Red River, Tesuque Glassworks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
203 Fine Art ©
203 Fine Art

3
nights
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.
Head to Nedra Matteucci Galleries and El Nichofor some retail therapy. Visit Canyon Road and Loretto Chapel for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo) and Bradbury Science Museum (in Los Alamos). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Keshi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, and shop like a local with Monroe Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe tour app.

Traveling by car from Taos to Santa Fe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Taos in August since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Los Lunas.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Bradbury Science Museum
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
Los Lunas

Los Lunas ©
Los Lunas is a village in Valencia County, New Mexico, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, thenexamine the collection at Belen Harvey House Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Tome Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Tome Hill Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Lunas travel route planning site.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Los Lunas in 1.5 hours. August in Los Lunas sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Los Lunas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Belen Harvey House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tome Gallery ©
Tome Gallery
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts ©
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts
Belen Harvey House Museum ©
Belen Harvey House Museum

3
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, thenget to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse for treasures at Tinkertown Museum and then stroll through Bandelier National Monument.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Albuquerque online travel planner.

Drive from Los Lunas to Albuquerque in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bandelier National Monument, Tinkertown Museum
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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