8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Fly to Roswell Air Center Airport, Drive to Artesia
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Artesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Deming
— 1 night
Drive
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly

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Artesia

Artesia is a city in Eddy County, New Mexico, United States, centered at the intersection of U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour and Big Room. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Artesia: Carlsbad Caverns National Park (King's Palace, Slaughter Canyon Cave, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Street Sculptures.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Artesia online vacation builder.

Boston to Artesia is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Artesia, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boston, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Artesia, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Deming.

Things to do in Artesia

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Big Room ©
Must see
Big Room
4.9
Lion's Tail ©
Geologic Formation
Lion's Tail
4.8

1
night
Deming

Deming is a city in Luna County, New Mexico, United States, located 60 miles (97 km) west of Las Cruces and thirty-three miles north of the Mexican border. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Deming Luna Mimbres Museum, explore the world behind art at Deming Arts Center, and then learn about winemaking at D.H. Lescombes Winery & Tasting Room.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Deming trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Artesia to Deming takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February, daytime highs in Deming are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Deming

Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your trip
Deming Arts Center ©
Art Museum
Deming Arts Center
4.3

1
night
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 10th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner.

Traveling by car from Deming to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Deming in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Albuquerque, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Historic Walking Area
Albuquerque Old Town
3.8
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Natural History Museum
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
4.5

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally stop by True West Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, then see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in February, expect Santa Fe to be little chillier, temps between 51°F and 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
Loretto Chapel ©
Must see
Loretto Chapel
4.3
Canyon Road ©
Historic Walking Area
Canyon Road
4.5

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