13 days in Central New Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Central New Mexico Itinerary

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13 days in Central New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
Jemez Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

Jemez Springs

Jemez Springs ©
Jemez Springs is a village in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States. Go for a jaunt from Jemez Springs to Cochiti Pueblo to see Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve, explore the ancient world of Jemez Historic Site, indulge in some personalized pampering at Jemez Springs Bath House, and admire the engineering at Soda Dam.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Jemez Springs trip builder site .

Newark to Jemez Springs is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Jemez Springs is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in September, with highs in Jemez Springs at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Jemez Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Canyon Trail in Cochiti Pueblo (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Albuquerque Biological Park.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque day trip app .

You can drive from Jemez Springs to Albuquerque in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Jemez Springs in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Albuquerque: highs are around 83°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old San Ysidro Church, Canyon Trail, Tinkertown Museum
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center