5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  1 h 30 min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Santa Fe
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
3
Taos
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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 History and Ghost Tours of Old Town, San Felipe de Neri Church and Expo New Mexico Open Air Flea Market. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Expo New Mexico Open Air Flea Market, get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at History and Ghost Tours of Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Albuquerque is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Albuquerque, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Tours Nightlife
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San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church
History and Ghost Tours of Old Town ©
History and Ghost Tours of Old Town

few
hours
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes El Rancho de las Golondrinas as well as Canyon Road. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road and then contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Albuquerque in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Turquoise Tours, San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, Mabel Dodge Luhan Historic House, and other attractions.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Taos trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Fe in July: high temperatures in Taos hover around 83°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Tours Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
La Hacienda del los Martinez ©
La Hacienda del los Martinez
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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