3 days in Northwest New Mexico Itinerary

3 days in Northwest New Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest New Mexico tour planner
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Grants
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Aztec
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Grants — 1 night

Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of El Malpais National Monument. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Morro National Monument.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grants travel itinerary planner.

Albuquerque to Grants is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grants when traveling from Albuquerque in September, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Aztec.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Aztec — 1 night

Aztec is a city and county seat of San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village and then explore the ancient world of Aztec Ruins National Monument.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aztec travel route tool.

Drive from Grants to Aztec in 3 hours. Traveling from Grants in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 52°F in Aztec. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites