7 days in Santa Fe & Yakima Itinerary

7 days in Santa Fe & Yakima Itinerary

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7 days in Santa Fe & Yakima Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Yakima
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Seattle

4
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.
Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail), Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Taos (Balloon Rides, Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, take a stroll through Canyon Road, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe vacation planning app .

Seattle to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Santa Fe is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect nights in Santa Fe to be a bit cooler, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Yakima.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taos, Cochiti Pueblo, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
Yakima

Yakima ©
Yakima is a U.S. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stroll around Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park and then steep yourself in history at Thorp Mill. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Yakima Valley Museum, relax in the rural setting at Johnson's Orchards, then make a trip to Yakima Area Arboretum & Botanical Garden, and finally make a trip to The teapot Dome Gas Station.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yakima online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Fe to Yakima. Traveling from Santa Fe to Yakima, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Yakima, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yakima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park, The teapot Dome Gas Station, Thorp Mill
Highlights from your plan
Thorp Mill ©
Thorp Mill
Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park ©
Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park
Johnson's Orchards ©
Johnson's Orchards

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