5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

5 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Taos
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 1 night

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Santa Fe

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City Different

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Keshi. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nedra Matteucci Galleries and Santa fe Society of Artists. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, view the masterpieces at Monroe Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and look for gifts at El Nicho.

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San Antonio to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, Santa Fe is much colder than San Antonio - with highs of 54°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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Must see
Canyon Road
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Must see
Loretto Chapel
4.3

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Circle Pottery, stop by Tesuque Glassworks, take in the exciting artwork at 203 Fine Art, then explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo, and finally take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.

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

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Santa Fe in December since evenings lows in Taos dip to 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Taos

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Taos Pueblo
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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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 3rd (Tue): stop by Skip Maisel's and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip planner.

You can drive from Taos to Albuquerque in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December, Albuquerque is a bit warmer than Taos - with highs of 49°F and lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Historic Walking Area
Albuquerque Old Town
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Skip Maisel's
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