6 days in Northeast New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Northeast New Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northeast New Mexico itinerary planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, Drive to Glenrio
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Glenrio
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Santa Rosa
— 1 night
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Pecos
— 1 night
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Nageezi
— 1 night
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Raton
— 2 nights
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Bus to Central Park Station Gate B2, Train to Denver Airport Station, Foot to Denver, Fly to New York City

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Glenrio

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Russell's Truck and Travel Center.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Glenrio trip planner.

New York City to Glenrio is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Glenrio, with highs around 54°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Glenrio

Museums

Santa Rosa

— 1 night
Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole, explore the activities along Park Lake, and then examine the collection at Route 66 Auto Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Glenrio to Santa Rosa takes 2 hours. Traveling from Glenrio in December, you will find days in Santa Rosa are little chillier (48°F), and nights are about the same (22°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Pecos.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Parks · Nature · Museums

Pecos

— 1 night
Pecos is a village in San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States. On the 13th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park and then take in the history at Glorietta Battlefield.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pecos online travel route planner.

You can drive from Santa Rosa to Pecos in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Nageezi.

Things to do in Pecos

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Nageezi

— 1 night
Nageezi is a census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nageezi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pecos to Nageezi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in December, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Raton.

Things to do in Nageezi

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Raton

— 2 nights
Raton is a city and the county seat of Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Capulin Country Store, contemplate the geological forces at Capulin Volcano National Monument, and then immerse yourself in nature at Sugarite Canyon State Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Raton road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nageezi to Raton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. December in Raton sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 17°F at night. You will leave for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Raton

Parks · Nature · Shopping

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