6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Socorro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Alamogordo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Carlsbad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Santa Rosa
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Denver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip maker app .

Denver to Albuquerque is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Denver in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Albuquerque: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Socorro.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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1
night
Socorro

Socorro
Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Socorro holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Socorro takes 1.5 hours. In October in Socorro, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Socorro

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

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Alamogordo

Alamogordo
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alamogordo trip planner .

Drive from Socorro to Alamogordo in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Alamogordo can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toCarlsbad.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll around Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carlsbad holiday maker .

Drive from Alamogordo to Carlsbad in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Carlsbad can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks

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Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, New Mexico, United States. On the 7th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Rosa Lake State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Rosa route planning tool .

Getting from Carlsbad to Santa Rosa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Carlsbad in October; daily highs in Santa Rosa reach 68°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Nature Parks
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Santa Rosa Lake State Park ©
Santa Rosa Lake State Park

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