10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
2
Hatch
— Few hours
3
Las Cruces
— 1 night
4
Alamogordo
— Few hours
5
Tularosa
— 2 nights
6
Capitan
— Few hours
7
Pecos
— 1 night
8
Santa Fe
— 1 night
9
Los Alamos
— 2 nights
10
Cerrillos
— Few hours
11
Sandia Park
— Few hours

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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.
To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Albuquerque. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will leave for Hatch on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Hatch

Hatch
Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hatch road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Hatch takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hatch are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Hatch

Shopping

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night
Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Las Cruces Water Tank Murals and then make a trip to Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Las Cruces using our trip planner.

You can drive from Hatch to Las Cruces in an hour. October in Las Cruces sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Alamogordo.
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Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture ©
Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture

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Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. On the 13th (Sun), stop by White Sands Trading Company Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alamogordo online vacation planner.

You can drive from Las Cruces to Alamogordo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Alamogordo are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tularosa.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
White Sands Trading Company Gift Shop ©
White Sands Trading Company Gift Shop

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Tularosa

Tularosa ©
Tularosa is a village in Otero County, New Mexico, United States. On the 14th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Three Rivers Petroglyph Site.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tularosa driving holiday planner.

Tularosa is just a short distance from Alamogordo. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. You will leave for Capitan on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Tularosa

Historic Sites
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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site ©
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

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Capitan

Capitan ©
Capitan is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, located north of the Lincoln National Forest between the Capitan and Sacramento Mountains at an elevation of 6,530 feet (1,990 m). Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Smokey Bear Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Capitan day trip planning app.

Drive from Tularosa to Capitan in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Tularosa in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Capitan: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pecos.

Things to do in Capitan

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Smokey Bear Museum ©
Smokey Bear Museum

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Pecos

Pecos ©
Pecos is a village in San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States. On the 16th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Pecos trip planner.

You can drive from Capitan to Pecos in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Pecos

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Spa, Puye Cliff Dwellings and Loretto Chapel. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, explore the ancient world of Puye Cliff Dwellings, and then relax and rejuvenate at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Spa.

Planning Santa Fe trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pecos to Santa Fe takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Alamos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Puye Cliff Dwellings, Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Spa
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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Los Alamos

Los Alamos ©
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve and then take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Alamos travel tool.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Los Alamos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, expect nights in Los Alamos to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cerrillos.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valles Caldera National Preserve
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve

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Cerrillos

Cerrillos
Los Cerrillos is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Ghost Town and then hike along Turquoise Trail.

Plan my day in Cerrillos using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Los Alamos to Cerrillos in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Los Alamos in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cerrillos, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Sandia Park.

Things to do in Cerrillos

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Turquoise Trail

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hours
Sandia Park

Sandia Park ©
On the 19th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Tinkertown Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sandia Park route builder app.

Traveling by car from Cerrillos to Sandia Park takes an hour. Traveling from Cerrillos in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sandia Park, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sandia Park

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum

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