16 days in Albuquerque, Trinidad & Telluride & Mountain Village Itinerary

16 days in Albuquerque, Trinidad & Telluride & Mountain Village Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 6 nights
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Trinidad
— 1 night
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Telluride
— 7 nights
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Albuquerque

— 6 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Balloon Rides and Canyon Road will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Albuquerque side-trips: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail) and Santa Fe (Loretto Chapel, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town, get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque day trip planning website.

Tulsa to Albuquerque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulsa to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tulsa in July, Albuquerque is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trinidad

— 1 night
Trinidad is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. On the 21st (Tue), stroll around Trinidad Lake State Park, view the masterpieces at Corazon Gallery, and then cool off at Raton Regional Aquatic Center.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Trinidad travel route planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Trinidad in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Trinidad when traveling from Albuquerque in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Trinidad

Nature · Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Telluride

— 7 nights
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Family-friendly places like Off-Road Tours and Bear Creek Falls will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Telluride: Ouray (Chief Ouray Mine Trail, Yankee Boy Basin, &more), Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park) and Ridgway Visitors Center and Railroad Museum (in Ridgway). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Telluride Outside, hike along Jud Wiebe Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hope Lake, and take a stroll through Town Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Telluride trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Telluride takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Trinidad in July, things will get slightly colder in Telluride: highs are around 74°F and lows about 52°F. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips