14 days in Albuquerque & Fairfax County Itinerary

14 days in Albuquerque & Fairfax County Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 9 nights
Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Reston
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Reston
— 4 nights
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Albuquerque

Duke City

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.
Explore Albuquerque's surroundings by going to Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail) and Santa Fe (Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, Loretto Chapel, &more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, explore the world behind art at Albuquerque Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll around A Park Above.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque journey website.

Washington DC to Albuquerque is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Albuquerque due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in November since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Reston.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
nights
Reston

Reston is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, within the Washington, D.C. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reston: St. Bernadette Catholic Church (in Springfield), Burke Lake Park (in Fairfax Station) and Pohick Church (in Mount Vernon). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, deepen your understanding at Sully Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Little Library, and relax in the rural setting at Frying Pan Farm Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Reston vacation site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Albuquerque to Reston. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albuquerque to Reston due to the time zone difference. November in Reston sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Reston

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Fairfax County travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums · National Parks
Fairfax County is the most populous commonwealth in the state, and is best known for sheltering national intelligence groups such as the Central Intelligence Agency. The county played a vital role in early American history--it was explored by Captain John Smith, and George Washington built Mount Vernon atop one of its hills. The Potomac River separates the area from Washington, D.C. Communities within the county are connected by well-maintained bike lanes that allow residents to commute to work through the countryside.