6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Albuquerque
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Los Alamos
— 1 night
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Taos
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Santa Fe
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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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 20th (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Albuquerque Biological Park. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary builder.

Newark to Albuquerque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Albuquerque can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Alamos.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Albuquerque Biological Park
Albuquerque Biological Park

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Los Alamos

Los Alamos ©
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Statues, take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument, and then stroll around Ashley Pond Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Alamos trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Los Alamos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Albuquerque in August: high temperatures in Los Alamos hover around 78°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Ashley Pond Park ©
Ashley Pond Park

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Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo, then take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Taos tour planner.

Traveling by car from Los Alamos to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Alamos in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Taos, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument ©
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then make a trip to Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art and then explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Taos to Santa Fe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Taos in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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