7 days in Taos, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

7 days in Taos, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Mexico holiday maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Taos
— 1 day
2
Santa Fe
— 4 nights
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night

1
day
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.
On the 18th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, then stop by Twirl, then make a trip to Taos Plaza, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church.

Plan a trip to Taos easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Albuquerque to Taos is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, expect Taos to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Twirl ©
Twirl

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.
Popular historic sites such as Loretto Chapel and Canyon Road are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and ten thousand waves. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, hunt for treasures at Santa Fe Farmers Market, and examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Taos in July since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Petroglyph National Monument, get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, and then stop by The Candy Lady.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip maker app.

Drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 67°F in Albuquerque. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Tinkertown Museum
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum

Similar plans

9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Albuquerque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Albuquerque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Taos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Santa Fe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Taos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans