8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Albuquerque
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Jemez Springs
— 1 night
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Taos
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque as well as Petroglyph National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Petroglyph National Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town, and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque online travel planner.

Charleston to Albuquerque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Charleston to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jemez Springs.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Nature
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Historic Walking Area
Albuquerque Old Town
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Geologic Formation
Petroglyph National Monument
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Jemez Springs

Jemez Springs ©
Jemez Springs is a village in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve, take in the natural beauty of Jemez Springs Bath House, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jemez Springs trip builder app.

Getting from Albuquerque to Jemez Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect Jemez Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taos.

Things to do in Jemez Springs

Parks · Nature · Spas · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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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 8th (Tue): make a trip to Taos County Courthouse Murals, see the interesting displays at Millicent Rogers Museum, then examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, and finally view the masterpieces at Enchanted Circle Pottery.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Taos holiday planner.

You can drive from Jemez Springs to Taos in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jemez Springs in September, Taos is slightly colder at night with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Hole as well as Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Miguel Chapel and Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of the Governors and Bradbury Science Museum. Take a break from Santa Fe with a short trip to El Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

Plan trip to Santa Fe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Taos in September, Santa Fe is a bit warmer at night with lows of 52°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Blue Hole
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Must see
San Miguel Chapel
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