7 days in Santa Fe & Telluride Itinerary

7 days in Santa Fe & Telluride Itinerary

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7 days in Santa Fe & Telluride Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Telluride
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, then view the masterpieces at Keshi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe travel route builder tool .

Houston to Santa Fe is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in June, Santa Fe is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors

4
nights
Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Bear Creek Falls and Ridgway State Park. Ouray County Museum and New Sheridan Hotel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Telluride side-trips: Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum (in Cortez), Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum. (in Dolores) and Ridgway (Dennis Weaver Memorial Park & Last Dollar Road). There's much more to do: hike along Jud Wiebe Trail, head outdoors with Bootdoctors Telluride, take in the dramatic scenery at Cornet Creek Falls, and take an in-depth tour of Telluride Historical Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Telluride trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Telluride takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, things will get slightly colder in Telluride: highs are around 72°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ridgway, Ouray, Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum., Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum
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Ridgway State Park ©
Ridgway State Park
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Ouray County Museum ©
Ouray County Museum

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