6 days in Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

6 days in Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
2
Albuquerque
— 3 nights

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Fe Plaza, Bandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza and then get thoroughly spooked out with The Original Santa Fe Ghost Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Bandelier National Monument and then look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning site.

Chicago to Santa Fe is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, you will find days in Santa Fe are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Valles Caldera National Preserve, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sandia Mountains, ABQ BioPark Aquarium, ABQ BioPark Zoo, and other attractions.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip planner.

Drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sandia Mountains
Highlights from your plan
ABQ BioPark Zoo ©
ABQ BioPark Zoo
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
New Mexico Jeep Tours ©
New Mexico Jeep Tours

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