3 days in New Mexico Itinerary

3 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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3 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Dixon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Taos
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Denver

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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.
On the 31st (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Albuquerque trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Denver to Albuquerque is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Denver in August, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Dixon.

Things to do in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

1
night
Dixon

Dixon ©
Dixon is an unincorporated community located in Rio Arriba County in the U.S. La Chiripada Winery has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), learn about winemaking at Vivac Winery and then learn about winemaking at La Chiripada Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dixon online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Dixon takes 2 hours. In August, Dixon is a bit cooler than Albuquerque - with highs of 79°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Taos.

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La Chiripada Winery ©
La Chiripada Winery
Vivac Winery ©
Vivac Winery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, then snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

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Traveling by car from Dixon to Taos takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Wild Rivers Recreation Area ©
Wild Rivers Recreation Area

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