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Drive to Lafayette Regional Airport, Fly to Albuquerque International Sunport, Drive to Jemez Springs
Jemez Springs
— 2 nights
Truth or Consequences
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Fly to Austin, Bus to San Antonio
San Antonio
— 3 nights


Jemez Springs — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Jemez Mountain Trail, then explore the ancient world of Jemez Historic Site, and then cruise along Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Jemez National Recreation Area, relax and rejuvenate at Float Los Alamos, and then explore the striking landscape of Santa Fe National Forest.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jemez Springs online holiday planner.

Baton Rouge to Jemez Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Jemez Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Baton Rouge in May, things will get a bit cooler in Jemez Springs: highs are around 66°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Truth or Consequences.
Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails
Side Trips

Truth or Consequences — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs Bathhouse Historic and Commercial District, walk around Carole Wheeler Dog Park, and then cast your line with Land of Enchantment Fishing Adventures. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Veterans Memorial Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Caballo Lake State Park, then learn about winemaking at Shattuck Vineyard, and finally see a world frozen in time at Chloride.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Truth or Consequences tour itinerary site.

Getting from Jemez Springs to Truth or Consequences by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Jemez Springs in May, expect Truth or Consequences to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Taos.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Taos — 3 nights

Get outdoors at Wild Rivers Recreation Area and Columbine Campground. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santo Nino Chapel and Blumenschein Home & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Taos: Red River (Mallette Park Nature Trail & Red River Nature Trail) and Centinela Traditional Arts (in Chimayo). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Rio Grande Gorge, learn about winemaking at Black Mesa Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Orilla Verde Recreation Area, and examine the collection at Mabel Dodge Luhan Historic House.

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Traveling by car from Truth or Consequences to Taos takes 4.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Truth or Consequences in May: high temperatures in Taos hover around 67°F and lows are around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips

San Antonio — 3 nights

The Alamo City

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hye Meadow Winery and Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling. Visit Steves Homestead and Casa Navarro State Historic Site for their historical value. When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Texas Wine Collective in Fredericksburg, approximately Fredericksburg away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, gain some tasty knowledge on Cottonwood Wine Tours, find something for the whole family at Kiddie Park, and get engrossed in the history at Long Barracks Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Antonio online journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Taos to San Antonio in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Taos in June, plan for a bit warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 93°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Side Trips

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.