6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Pecos
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Taos
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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night
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.
To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary planner .

Los Angeles to Albuquerque is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Albuquerque is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Albuquerque, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. On the 13th (Thu), you're off toPecos.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums

1
day
Pecos

Pecos ©
Pecos is a village in San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States. You've now added Glorieta Zip Tour: The High Five to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Glorietta Battlefield, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Glorieta Zip Tour: The High Five.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pecos trip builder .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Pecos takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, Pecos is a bit cooler at night with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Pecos

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Glorieta Zip Tour: The High Five
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Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, then see the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, and finally view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Puye Cliff Dwellings, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and then get engrossed in the history at El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Pecos to Santa Fe takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

El Santuario de Chimayo, Puye Cliff Dwellings
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors

2
nights
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 Far Flung Adventures. On the 18th (Tue), relax and float downstream with Far Flung Adventures, trek along Goose Lake Trail, then examine the collection at Mabel Dodge Luhan Historic House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Blumenschein Home & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Taos Clay Studio, view the masterpieces at Enchanted Circle Pottery, then view the masterpieces at Tesuque Glass Works, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Jose de Gracia Mission Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Taos County Courthouse Murals.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taos road trip planning app .

Drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Taos is slightly colder than Santa Fe - with highs of 83°F and lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Goose Lake Trail, Tesuque Glassworks, San Jose de Gracia Church
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Far Flung Adventures ©
Far Flung Adventures
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery

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