7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Carlsbad
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
End: New York City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then let the kids burn off some steam at A Park Above.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque itinerary planning app .

New York City to Albuquerque is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 67°F in Albuquerque. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bandelier National Monument, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, A Park Above
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4
nights
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, Big Room, & more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Carlsbad trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Carlsbad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, expect nights in Carlsbad to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 97°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Carlsbad

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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