4 days in New Mexico Itinerary

4 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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4 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
subway + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + subway:  5​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and finally learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque trip builder website .

San Francisco to Albuquerque is an approximately 5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 49°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Balloon Rides

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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