8 days in Grants & Las Cruces Itinerary

8 days in Grants & Las Cruces Itinerary

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Grants
— 3 nights
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Las Cruces
— 4 nights
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Grants

Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. You've now added La Ventana Natural Arch to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Grants: Chaco Culture National Historical Park (in Nageezi), Pueblo of Acoma (Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum & Acoma Pueblo Sky City) and Laguna Pueblo Mission (in Laguna). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at El Malpais National Monument. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Taylor, stop by Chaco Canyon Trading Co, and see the interesting displays at New Mexico Mining Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grants online vacation planner.

El Paso to Grants is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from El Paso in September: highs in Grants hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Grants

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Las Cruces

Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Alamogordo (Heart of the Desert, New Mexico Museum of Space History, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at White Sands National Monument, stroll around La Llorona Park, see the interesting displays at The Zuhl Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Albino.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Cruces online holiday planner.

Getting from Grants to Las Cruces by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grants in September: high temperatures in Las Cruces hover around 85°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips