5 days in Albuquerque & Santa Fe Itinerary

5 days in Albuquerque & Santa Fe Itinerary

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1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Albuquerque Old Town, Sandia Resort & Casino and Turquoise Museum. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Turquoise Museum, thensee the interesting displays at American International Rattlesnake Museum, thentry to win big at Sandia Resort & Casino, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sandia Mountains. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, get to know the resident critters at ABQ BioPark Zoo, thenget engrossed in the history at Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, and finally take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Albuquerque International Sunport. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sandia Mountains
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Sandia Mountains ©
Sandia Mountains
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum ©

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Railyard Arts District, Santa Fe Railyard, Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and other attractions. On the 17th (Thu), wander the streets of Railyard Arts District, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Railyard, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, thenstroll around Cathedral Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Cross of the Martyrs, browse the exhibits of Liquid Light Glass, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

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Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Albuquerque in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

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