18 days in New Mexico & Vermont Itinerary

18 days in New Mexico & Vermont Itinerary

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18 days in New Mexico & Vermont Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Taos
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grants
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
4
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bennington
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate El Santuario de Chimayo and Puye Cliff Dwellings. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pecos National Historical Park and San Miguel Chapel. Step out of Santa Fe to go to Jemez Springs and see Valles Caldera National Preserve, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe visit planner .

Toronto, Canada to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in October: highs in Santa Fe hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Valles Caldera National Preserve, Puye Cliff Dwellings, Pecos National Historical Park, El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church and Kit Carson Home & Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Enchanted Circle Drive and The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Millicent Rogers Museum, make a trip to Taos Drums, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Taos Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taos online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Santa Fe in October since evenings lows in Taos dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grants.

Things to do in Taos

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Grants

Grants ©
Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. Take a break from the city and head to El Morro National Monument and Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary. Explore hidden gems such as El Malpais National Monument and El Malpais National Conservation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Grants: Sky City Cultural Center (in Acoma Pueblo) and Laguna Pueblo Mission (in Laguna). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at New Mexico Mining Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grants holiday planner .

You can drive from Taos to Grants in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Woodstock.

Things to do in Grants

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ramah, Western New Mexico Aviation Heritage Museum, Laguna Pueblo Mission, Sky City Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
El Morro National Monument ©
El Morro National Monument
El Malpais National Monument ©
El Malpais National Monument
Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary ©
Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park and Billings Farm & Museum. Visiting Sugarbush Farm and VINS Nature Center will get you outdoors. Step out of Woodstock to go to Weston and see Vermont Country Store, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge, steep yourself in history at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, and identify plant and animal life at Eshqua Bog Natural Area.

Planning Woodstock trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grants to Woodstock. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Grants in October, you will find days in Woodstock are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Woodstock

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Quechee, Vermont Country Store, President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge

3
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Mansfield State Forest and Smugglers Notch State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Shelburne Farms and Nebraska Knoll Sugar Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks (in Montpelier) and Whistling Man Schooner Company (in Burlington). The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center, look for gifts at Cabot Farmers' Store, and snap pictures at Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge).

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You can drive from Woodstock to Stowe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Stowe sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Bennington.

Things to do in Stowe

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, Shelburne Farms, Cabot Farmers' Store, Whistling Man Schooner Company
Highlights from your plan
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest
Whistling Man Schooner Company ©
Whistling Man Schooner Company
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

3
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bennington Battle Monument and Bennington Museum. Get in touch with nature at Equinox Mountain and Equinox Preservation Trust. Take a break from Bennington with a short trip to Lye Brook Falls in Manchester, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church, snap pictures at Silk Road Covered Bridge, and stop by Fiddlehead at Four Corners.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bennington tour builder app .

You can drive from Stowe to Bennington in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bennington are 11°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bennington

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Manchester, Equinox Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

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