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
Fly:  10​h
1
Los Alamos
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Artesia
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Los Alamos

Los Alamos ©
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Plaza Blanca, then look for gifts at Centinela Traditional Arts, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jemez Mountains.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Alamos sightseeing planning app .

New York City to Los Alamos is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Los Alamos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Los Alamos: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Artesia.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jemez Springs, Plaza Blanca, Centinela Traditional Arts
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3
nights
Artesia

Artesia ©
Artesia is a city in Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, centered at the intersection of U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): Head underground at King's Palace, then Head underground at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant and then look for all kinds of wild species at Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Artesia trip builder .

Traveling by car from Los Alamos to Artesia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Los Alamos in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Artesia, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Artesia

Nature Parks Outdoors

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

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