24 days in Texas & New Mexico Itinerary

24 days in Texas & New Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Antonio
— 4 nights
2
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
3
Austin
— 4 nights
4
Dallas
— 3 nights
5
Amarillo
— 2 nights
6
Taos
— 2 nights
7
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
8
Albuquerque
— 3 nights

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Alamo, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, meet the residents at San Antonio Zoo, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Antonio online day trip planner.

Los Angeles to San Antonio is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to San Antonio. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Antonio reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, thendo a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in June, expect Fredericksburg to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, and get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Austin road trip app.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, and take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dallas day trip app.

You can drive from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dallas are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 21st (Mon), examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, thenwander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, thenexamine the collection at Armstrong County Museum, and then don't miss a visit to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amarillo journey planner.

Fly from Dallas to Amarillo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Amarillo when traveling from Dallas in June, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trips

The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, Armstrong County Museum, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Charles Goodnight Historical Center ©
The Charles Goodnight Historical Center
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, thentake in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Circle Pottery, thenmake a trip to Taos Drums, and finally snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo, take in the dramatic natural features at Rio Grande Gorge, and then identify plant and animal life at Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Taos trip planning website.

Getting from Amarillo to Taos by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amarillo in June, things will get a bit cooler in Taos: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Rio Grande Gorge, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

3
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.
Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and make a trip to Meow Wolf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe travel planning tool.

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Taos in June, things will get a bit warmer in Santa Fe: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

3
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
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.
Step out of Albuquerque with an excursion to Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque online journey planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in June, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

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