7 days in North Central New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in North Central New Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Central New Mexico tour itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taos
— 2 nights
Drive to Alamosa, Fly to New York City

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Santa Fe

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Los Alamos (Float Los Alamos & Bandelier National Monument). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, take an exotic tour of Southwest Safaris, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and wander the streets of Canyon Road.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe journey planner.

New York City to Santa Fe is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Taos

— 2 nights
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 14th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, then explore the world behind art at Millicent Rogers Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with 203 Fine Art.

Make your Taos itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Taos, with lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping