6 days in Friendswood & New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Friendswood & New Mexico Itinerary

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Friendswood
— 1 day
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Taos
— 2 nights
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Jemez Springs
— 1 night

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Friendswood

Friendswood ©
Friendswood is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), get your game on at Best Shot Range and then tee off at Timber Creek Golf Club.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Friendswood visit planner.

Houston to Friendswood is an approximately 1-hour car ride. August in Friendswood sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Friendswood

Golf · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Timber Creek Golf Club ©
Timber Creek Golf Club
Best Shot Range ©
Best Shot Range

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque driving holiday tool.

Explore your travel options from Friendswood to Albuquerque with the Route module. Traveling from Friendswood to Albuquerque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Friendswood in August: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 88°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Albuquerque in August, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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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.
On the 15th (Thu), make a trip to Taos Pueblo, snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church. On the next day, examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez and then identify plant and animal life at Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Taos itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Taos is little chillier than Santa Fe - with highs of 79°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Jemez Springs.

Things to do in Taos

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church

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Jemez Springs

Jemez Springs ©
Jemez Springs is a village in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Valles Caldera National Preserve. On the 17th (Sat), get impressive views of Jemez Mountains and then identify plant and animal life at Valles Caldera National Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jemez Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taos to Jemez Springs takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Taos in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Jemez Springs, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jemez Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve

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