5 days in Santa Fe, Chimayo & Taos Itinerary

5 days in Santa Fe, Chimayo & Taos Itinerary

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Santa Fe
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Chimayo
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Taos
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Santa Fe

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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): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and then cruise along High Road to Taos.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Santa Fe. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 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

Chimayo

Chimayó is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties in the U.S. state of New Mexico; the name derives from a Tewa name for a local landmark, the hill of Tsi Mayoh. Your day by day itinerary now includes El Santuario de Chimayo. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Jose de Gracia Church.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chimayo online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Chimayo takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Chimayo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taos

— 4 nights
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, museums, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Taos Pueblo.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Taos journey planner.

Traveling by car from Chimayo to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chimayo in July since evenings lows in Taos dip to 52°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites
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