6 days in Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

6 days in Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

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6 days in Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Keshi and Nedra Matteucci Galleries. Museum-lovers will appreciate Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Shidoni Galleries. Step out of Santa Fe to go to Los Alamos and see Bandelier National Monument, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Rainbow Man, stop by Santa Fe Indian Market, and catch all the local highlights with Tesuque Glass Works.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary app .

Atlanta to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in May; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 73°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tesuque, Bandelier National Monument
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Keshi ©
Keshi
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town, and then shop like a local with Tinkertown Museum. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip website .

You can take a bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in May since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tinkertown Museum
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Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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