19 days in Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

19 days in Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Mexico trip planner

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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Taos
— 16 nights

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Santa Fe

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals, then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then hike along Canyon Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Santa Fe. In June, daytime highs in Santa Fe are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Taos

— 16 nights
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Explore Taos' surroundings by going to Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Spa (in Ojo Caliente), Palisades Sill Official Scenic Historic Marker (in Eagle Nest) and Angel Fire (Angel Fire Bike Park, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, &more). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Fort Union National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Taos trip builder website.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Fe in June: high temperatures in Taos hover around 83°F and lows are around 46°F.

Things to do in Taos

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips