13 days in Central New Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Central New Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jemez Springs
— 4 nights
2
Albuquerque
— 8 nights

4
nights
Jemez Springs

Jemez Springs ©
Jemez Springs is a village in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in Cochiti Pueblo (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Jemez Mountains, explore the striking landscape at Soda Dam, cruise along Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway, and take in the natural beauty of Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jemez Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Newark to Jemez Springs is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Jemez Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in September; daily highs in Jemez Springs reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Jemez Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve

8
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.
Take a break from Albuquerque with a short trip to Canyon Trail in Cochiti Pueblo, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, trek along La Luz Trail, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ABQ BioPark Zoo.

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You can drive from Jemez Springs to Albuquerque in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Jemez Springs in September, expect Albuquerque to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon Trail, Tinkertown Museum, Old San Ysidro Church
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Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument