6 days in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

6 days in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

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1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 1 day
3
Taos
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 Skip Maisel's, Casa Rondena Winery, Gutierrez Hubbell House, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Skip Maisel's, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, thentake an in-depth tour of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, thenindulge your taste buds at Duke City Pedaler, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at History and Ghost Tours of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, don't miss a visit to Gutierrez Hubbell House, do a tasting at Casa Rondena Winery, thenvisit Albuquerque Old Town, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Albuquerque. July in Albuquerque sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Nightlife Tours Museums
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History and Ghost Tours of Old Town ©
History and Ghost Tours of Old Town
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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day
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 Bandelier National Monument. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a memorable drive along High Road to Taos, take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument, make a trip to Meow Wolf, thensee the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe attractions site.

Getting from Albuquerque to Santa Fe by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Fe, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bandelier National Monument, High Road to Taos
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Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

3
nights
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Taos Rockers Mineral & Fossil Outlet as well as Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting. Get a sense of the local culture at Taos Pueblo and 203 Fine Art. Appreciate the collections at Millicent Rogers Museum and La Hacienda del los Martinez. Take a break from Taos with a short trip to Horseback Riding Tours in Red River, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, make a trip to Taos County Courthouse Murals, and take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Taos trip planner.

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

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church

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