7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  6​h
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Fort Wayne

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.
Head to Keshi and Nedra Matteucci Galleriesfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Millicent Rogers Museum and Palace of the Governors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Ghost Ranch (in Abiquiu), San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church (in Ranchos De Taos) and El Santuario de Chimayo (in Chimayo). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, look for gifts at Dinosaurs and More, and learn about winemaking at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe online trip itinerary planner .

Fort Wayne to Santa Fe is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Fort Wayne to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fort Wayne in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Taos, El Santuario de Chimayo, Ghost Ranch
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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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.
Get some historical perspective at San Felipe de Neri Church and Albuquerque Old Town. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and Skip Maisel's. Venture out of the city with trips to Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum (in Pueblo of Acoma) and Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos). There's still lots to do: browse for treasures at Tinkertown Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque holiday planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tinkertown Museum, Bandelier National Monument, Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum
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