6 days in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

6 days in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

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Albuquerque
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Santa Fe
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Taos
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, History and Ghost Tours of Old Town, ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, and other attractions. On the 18th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, then learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and finally enjoy the dining and entertainment at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain a rich perspective with Navajo Tours USA, get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, and then get a taste of local nightlife at History and Ghost Tours of Old Town.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque online travel route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Albuquerque. In July, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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History and Ghost Tours of Old Town ©
History and Ghost Tours of Old Town
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe visit planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Santa Fe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Los Rios River Runners, Taos Rockers Mineral & Fossil Outlet and High Road to Taos. Popular historic sites such as Taos Pueblo and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Millicent Rogers Museum and Kit Carson Home & Museum. The adventure continues: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, make a trip to Taos County Courthouse Murals, examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, and view the masterpieces at 203 Fine Art.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Taos day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in July; daily highs in Taos reach 83°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
Highlights from your plan
High Road to Taos ©
High Road to Taos
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Los Rios River Runners ©
Los Rios River Runners

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