6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Mexico trip planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Wind River Trading Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, thenget to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip app.

Philadelphia to Santa Fe is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Fe, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taos, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Albuquerque to Los Alamos to see Bandelier National Monument about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, and see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Albuquerque. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

Similar Plans

10 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in New Mexico & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans