5 days in Santa Fe, Chimayo & Taos Itinerary

5 days in Santa Fe, Chimayo & Taos Itinerary

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5 days in Santa Fe, Chimayo & Taos Itinerary

Start: Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Chimayo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Taos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Santa Fe

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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.
Loretto Chapel has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, and then explore and take pictures at High Road to Taos.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe road trip planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Santa Fe. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Fe can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chimayo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

High Road to Taos
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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Chimayo

Chimayo ©
Chimayó is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties in the U.S. El Santuario de Chimayo has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Jose de Gracia Mission Church.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chimayo trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Santa Fe to Chimayo in an hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect nights in Chimayo to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are little chillier, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Chimayo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Jose de Gracia Church
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Jose de Gracia Church ©
San Jose de Gracia Church

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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.
Taos is known for historic sites, scenic drive, museums, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taos tour builder site .

Drive from Chimayo to Taos in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Taos when traveling from Chimayo in July, with lows around 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites
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Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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