7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 1 night
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
3
Taos
— 2 nights

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Albuquerque Old Town as well as Murder Mystery Dinner Event - The Spy House. On the 11th (Sun), stop by Albuquerque Old Town and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Murder Mystery Dinner Event - The Spy House.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Albuquerque attractions planning app.

Fort Smith to Albuquerque is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Smith in June, Albuquerque is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Nightlife Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

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.
San Miguel Chapel and El Santuario de Chimayo will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Pecos National Historical Park and Nedra Matteucci Galleries. Change things up with a short trip to Puye Cliff Dwellings in Espanola (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, shop like a local with Kakawa Chocolate House, and do a tasting at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Puye Cliff Dwellings, El Santuario de Chimayo, Pecos National Historical Park
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wheeler Peak Wilderness and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Kit Carson Park, view the masterpieces at Enchanted Circle Pottery, thenexplore the world behind art at Blumenschein Home & Museum, and finally wander the streets of Historic Ledoux Street.

Before you visit Taos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect Taos to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taos

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Wheeler Peak Wilderness
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Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Twirl ©
Twirl
Blumenschein Home & Museum ©
Blumenschein Home & Museum

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