6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Pueblo of Acoma
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ramah
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Red River
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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Pueblo of Acoma

Pueblo of Acoma
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Chicago to Pueblo of Acoma is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to Pueblo of Acoma, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pueblo of Acoma, with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ramah.

Things to do in Pueblo of Acoma

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

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Ramah

Ramah ©
Ramah is a census-designated place in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and then delve into the distant past at El Morro National Monument.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Ramah trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Pueblo of Acoma to Ramah by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Red River.

Things to do in Ramah

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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El Morro National Monument ©
El Morro National Monument
Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary ©
Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

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Red River

Red River ©
Red River is a resort town in Taos County, New Mexico, United States located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Kenneth Wyatt Gallery, hike along Al's Run, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hunziger Bowl. Keep things going the next day: hike along Goose Lake Trail, stroll through Mallette Park Nature Trail, and then hike along Middlefork Lake.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Red River online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Ramah to Red River takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, Red River is slightly colder than Ramah - with highs of 60°F and lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Red River

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Taos Ski Valley
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Middlefork Lake ©
Middlefork Lake

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Nino Chapel, and then view the masterpieces at Monroe Gallery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe road trip tool .

You can drive from Red River to Santa Fe in 2.5 hours. In May, Santa Fe is a bit warmer than Red River - with highs of 73°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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