7 days in Taos, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

7 days in Taos, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

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Taos
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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
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Albuquerque
— 1 night

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Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, then look for gifts at Twirl, then make a trip to Taos Plaza, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Taos trip itinerary maker.

Albuquerque to Taos is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in March; daily highs in Taos reach 56°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Twirl ©
Twirl

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Loretto Chapel and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. For shopping fun, head to Kakawa Chocolate House or Santa Fe Indian Market. Change things up with a short trip to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in Cochiti Pueblo (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ten Thousand Waves, and get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Taos to Santa Fe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Taos in March, Santa Fe is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Petroglyph National Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then stop by The Candy Lady.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque road trip planning tool.

Getting from Santa Fe to Albuquerque by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in March, with lows around 38°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum

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