6 days in Southwest New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Southwest New Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest New Mexico journey planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive
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Deming
— 1 night
Drive
3
Truth or Consequences
— 1 night
Drive
4
Socorro
— 2 nights
Drive to Albuquerque International Sunport, Fly to Boston

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Las Cruces — 1 night

Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Old Mesilla Village. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, then walk around Dripping Springs Natural Area, and then appreciate the history behind Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces online day trip planner.

Boston to Las Cruces is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Las Cruces due to the time zone difference. In June, Las Cruces is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 96°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Deming.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Deming — 1 night

Deming is a city in Luna County, New Mexico, United States, located 60 miles (97 km) west of Las Cruces and thirty-three miles north of the Mexican border. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Deming Luna Mimbres Museum and then walk around City of Rocks State Park.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Deming road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Las Cruces to Deming takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Truth or Consequences.
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Museums · Nature · Parks

Truth or Consequences — 1 night

Truth or Consequences is a spa city and the county seat of Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. On the 5th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Geronimo Springs Museum and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Riverbend Hot Springs.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Truth or Consequences online day trip planner.

Drive from Deming to Truth or Consequences in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Truth or Consequences are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Socorro.
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Museums · Nature · Parks

Socorro — 2 nights

Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look and learn at National Radio Astronomy Observatory and then stroll through Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Socorro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Truth or Consequences to Socorro takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Museums · Wildlife · Childrens Museums · Parks
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