6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Artesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h
End: New York City

3
nights
Artesia

Artesia ©
Artesia is a city in Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, centered at the intersection of U.S. Explore Artesia's surroundings by going to Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, Big Room, & more).

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Artesia day trip planning tool .

New York City to Artesia is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Artesia, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Artesia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Big Room ©
Big Room
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
King's Palace ©
King's Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then take in the exciting artwork at Keshi, then explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Artesia to Santa Fe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Artesia in August: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 84°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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