6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Orlando, Florida

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Taos Mesa Brewing (in El Prado), Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument) and Taos (Taos Pueblo & Rio Grande Gorge Bridge). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, don't miss a visit to Lacuna Galleries, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary planner.

Orlando to Santa Fe is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 84°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Taos, Cochiti Pueblo
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then look for gifts at The Candy Lady. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Albuquerque travel route builder.

Take a bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in August, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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