8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
2
Farmington
— 1 night
3
Taos
— 1 night
4
Chimayo
— 2 nights
5
Santa Fe
— 2 nights

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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 1st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Tinkertown Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque trip itinerary website.

Boston to Albuquerque is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Albuquerque is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Boston in April, expect nights in Albuquerque to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Farmington.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Tinkertown Museum
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Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum
Cibola National Forest ©
Cibola National Forest
Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

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night
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington ' is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. On the 3rd (Wed), play a few rounds at Pinon Hills Golf Course, then examine the collection at Farmington Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Berg/Animas Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Farmington route builder app.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Farmington in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albuquerque in April since evenings lows in Farmington dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Taos.

Things to do in Farmington

Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife
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Pinon Hills Golf Course ©
Pinon Hills Golf Course
Farmington Museum ©
Farmington Museum

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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 4th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Circle Pottery, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, take in the exciting artwork at Two Graces, examine the collection at Mabel Dodge Luhan Historic House, then take in the exciting artwork at Taos Clay Studio, and finally contemplate the long history of Blumenschein Home & Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Taos holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Farmington to Taos takes 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Farmington in April, with highs in Taos at 61°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Chimayo.

Things to do in Taos

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Blumenschein Home & Museum ©
Blumenschein Home & Museum

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nights
Chimayo

Chimayo ©
Chimayó is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Chimayo Trading & Mercantile, shop like a local with Fuller Lodge Art Center, and then take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Puye Cliff Dwellings, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Jose de Gracia Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chimayo travel route planner.

Getting from Taos to Chimayo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Taos in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 39°F in Chimayo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Chimayo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Los Alamos, Puye Cliff Dwellings, San Jose de Gracia Church
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Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Keshi, see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

Plan my day in Santa Fe using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Chimayo to Santa Fe takes an hour. While traveling from Chimayo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

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