7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Carlsbad
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Alamogordo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Dallas

2
nights
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carlsbad: Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, Big Room, & more).

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Carlsbad online trip builder .

Dallas to Carlsbad is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Carlsbad. Traveling from Dallas in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 41°F in Carlsbad. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Big Room ©
Big Room
Giant Dome ©
Giant Dome

1
night
Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): learn about winemaking at McGinn's PistachioLand, appreciate the history behind White Sands National Monument, and then admire the majestic nature at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Alamogordo online travel route builder .

Drive from Carlsbad to Alamogordo in 3 hours. March in Alamogordo sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

White Sands National Monument
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Oliver Lee Memorial State Park ©
Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

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.
On the 13th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Albuquerque online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Alamogordo to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Alamogordo in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Albuquerque: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

2
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.
Astronomy Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and then make a trip to Meow Wolf. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of local nightlife at Astronomy Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Canyon Road.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe attractions planning site .

Traveling by bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in March; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 61°F and lows reach 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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