5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Artesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Artesia

Artesia ©
Artesia is a city in Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, centered at the intersection of U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore International UFO Museum and Research Center and Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center. Get outdoors at Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour and Big Room. Get out of town with these interesting Artesia side-trips: Carlsbad Museum and Art Center (in Carlsbad) and Tokay Beaded Art (in Roswell). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Street Sculptures.

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Dallas to Artesia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in July, plan for little chillier nights in Artesia, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Artesia

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Roswell, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad Museum and Art Center
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
Carlsbad Museum and Art Center ©
Carlsbad Museum and Art Center

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.
On the 6th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, then stop by True West Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally view the masterpieces at Keshi.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Artesia to Santa Fe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Artesia in July, expect Santa Fe to be little chillier, temps between 88°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art

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