19 days in New Mexico Itinerary

19 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carlsbad
— 3 nights
Drive
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Deming
— 1 night
Drive
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Socorro
— 1 night
Drive
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Albuquerque
— 4 nights
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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 Loretto Chapel and Santa Fe Plaza. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe online road trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Santa Fe is minus 15 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in November; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 14°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your trip
Loretto Chapel ©
Must see
Loretto Chapel
4.3
Canyon Road ©
Historic Walking Area
Canyon Road
4.5

3
nights
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 cultural insight at Taos Pueblo and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church. Take a break from Taos with a short trip to Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, view the masterpieces at 203 Fine Art, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get interesting insight from Mountain Skills Rock Guides, LLC.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Taos online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Santa Fe in November since evenings lows in Taos dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Taos Pueblo ©
World heritage site
Taos Pueblo
3.8

3
nights
Carlsbad

Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Roswell Museum & Art Center and Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Get out of town with these interesting Carlsbad side-trips: Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Lion's Tail, Big Room, &more) and International UFO Museum and Research Center (in Roswell).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Taos to Carlsbad takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Taos in November: high temperatures in Carlsbad hover around 22°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Deming.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

1
night
Deming

Deming is a city in Luna County, New Mexico, United States, located 60 miles (97 km) west of Las Cruces and thirty-three miles north of the Mexican border. On the 13th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Deming Luna Mimbres Museum, admire the masterpieces at Deming Arts Center, and then learn about winemaking at D.H. Lescombes Winery & Tasting Room.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Deming day trip planning app.

You can drive from Carlsbad to Deming in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Deming can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Socorro.

Things to do in Deming

Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your trip
Deming Arts Center ©
Art Museum
Deming Arts Center
4.3

1
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Socorro

Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of White Sands Missile Range Trinity Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vertu Fine Art Gallery, and finally look and learn at National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Socorro travel route planner.

Getting from Deming to Socorro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Deming in November, you will find days in Socorro are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Socorro

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Albuquerque Old Town and Bandelier National Monument. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, admire the masterpieces at Albuquerque Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at A Park Above, and examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Socorro to Albuquerque in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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