15 days in Chapel Hill & Santa Fe Itinerary

15 days in Chapel Hill & Santa Fe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Chapel Hill
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 10 nights
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Chapel Hill

— 4 nights
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Explore Chapel Hill's surroundings by going to St. Mary's Chapel (in Hillsborough), Fuquay-Varina (Drake's Landing & Draft Line Brewing) and Hawk Manor Falconry (in Lillington). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Conservators Center, see the interesting displays at Mebane Train Display, pause for some serene contemplation at The Chapel of the Cross, and go for a walk through Riverwalk.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill journey tool.

Durham to Chapel Hill is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 10 nights

City Different

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: Taos (La Hacienda del los Martinez, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, &more), Taos Mesa Brewing (in El Prado) and Los Alamos (Frijoles Canyon & Bandelier National Monument). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip maker website.

You can fly from Chapel Hill to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chapel Hill to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chapel Hill in April: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 67°F and lows are around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips