11 days in New Mexico Itinerary

11 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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11 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  30​h
1
Alamogordo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Taos
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
5
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. On the 6th (Tue), experience rural life at Heart of the Desert, relax in the rural setting at McGinn's PistachioLand, then appreciate the history behind White Sands National Monument, and finally stop by White Sands Trading Company Gift Shop.

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Mumbai, India to Alamogordo is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Mumbai to Alamogordo due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in November, with highs in Alamogordo at 20°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Alamogordo

#Outdoors, #Wineries, #Parks
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White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument
McGinn's PistachioLand ©
McGinn's PistachioLand

1
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 7th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, then contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village, and then look for gifts at Mesilla Book Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces trip planning tool .

You can drive from Alamogordo to Las Cruces in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Las Cruces sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Las Cruces

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Mesilla Book Center ©
Mesilla Book Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Millicent Rogers Museum, then take a stroll through Taos Pueblo, then don't miss a visit to Taos Plaza, and finally make a trip to Taos County Courthouse Murals.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Taos journey maker app .

Drive from Las Cruces to Taos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Cruces in November: high temperatures in Taos hover around 12°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum

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.
The Plaza and Canyon Road are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Loretto Chapel and Bandelier National Monument. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, stop by Kakawa Chocolate House, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip itinerary website .

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Taos in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of -1°C in Santa Fe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and then get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

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Getting from Santa Fe to Albuquerque by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in November, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Balloon Rides

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