4 days in El Paso & Santa Fe Itinerary

4 days in El Paso & Santa Fe Itinerary

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4 days in El Paso & Santa Fe Itinerary

Start: El Paso
1
El Paso
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: El Paso

1
day
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, then admire all the interesting features of San Jacinto Plaza, and then take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook.

Before you visit El Paso, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to El Paso. In September in El Paso, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
San Jacinto Plaza ©
San Jacinto Plaza

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Fe side-trips: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail) and Taos (Taos Pueblo & Rio Grande Gorge Bridge). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planning site .

You can drive from El Paso to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from El Paso in September: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 80°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Taos, Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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