15 days in New Mexico Itinerary

15 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Roswell
— 1 day
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Alamogordo
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
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Taos
— 3 nights

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Tokay Beaded Art, then steep yourself in history at Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and finally examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Roswell road trip planner.

Kahului to Roswell is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kahului to Roswell. Traveling from Kahului in September, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Roswell. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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International UFO Museum and Research Center ©
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art ©
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico ©

2
nights
Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Tularosa Basin Museum of History, then take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument, and then brush up on your military savvy at White Sands Missle Range Museum. On your second day here, do a tasting at McGinn's PistachioLand, then explore the ancient world of Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Apache Mission Church, and finally view the masterpieces at Kenneth Wyatt Galleries.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alamogordo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Roswell to Alamogordo in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kenneth Wyatt Galleries ©
Kenneth Wyatt Galleries
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site ©
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site
White Sands Missle Range Museum
White Sands Missle Range Museum

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nights
Albuquerque

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Albuquerque Old Town and Bandelier National Monument. Do your shopping at Tinkertown Museum and Chaco Canyon Trading Co. Go for a jaunt from Albuquerque to Pueblo of Acoma to see Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph National Monument, learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, explore the galleries of New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque online trip builder.

Drive from Alamogordo to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

4
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Santa Fe Plaza. Visit The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Santo Nino Chapel for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden (in Cerrillos) and Chimayo Trading & Mercantile (in Chimayo). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, view the masterpieces at Shidoni Galleries, stop by Keshi, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mama's Minerals.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, expect little chillier with lows of 41°F in Santa Fe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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nights
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
On the 6th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Enchanted Circle Pottery, take in the exciting artwork at Tesuque Glassworks, don't miss a visit to Taos County Courthouse Murals, then view the masterpieces at Las Comadres, then take in the exciting artwork at 203 Fine Art, and finally explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Millicent Rogers Museum, then take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Jose de Gracia Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kenneth Wyatt Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taos travel app.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, Taos is little chillier at night with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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