8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

8 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Truth or Consequences
— 1 night
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Taos
— 3 nights

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Santa Fe

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Miguel Chapel and El Santuario de Chimayo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ski Santa Fe and Palace of the Governors. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, admire the natural beauty at Wiford Gallory and Sculpture Garden, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mama's Minerals.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Fe, use our trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia to Santa Fe is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Truth or Consequences.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

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Must see
San Miguel Chapel
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Specialty Museum
Palace of the Governors
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Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences ©
Truth or Consequences is a spa city and the county seat of Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stroll around Veterans Memorial Park, then get engrossed in the history at Geronimo Springs Museum, and then take in the natural beauty of Riverbend Hot Springs.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Truth or Consequences journey planning website.

Getting from Santa Fe to Truth or Consequences by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in December, things will get a bit warmer in Truth or Consequences: highs are around 56°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Taos.

Things to do in Truth or Consequences

Parks · Nature · Museums
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History Museum
Geronimo Springs 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 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Millicent Rogers Museum and then stroll through Taos Ski Valley Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, cruise along The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe, see the interesting displays at La Hacienda del los Martinez, then don't miss a visit to Taos Drums, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with 203 Fine Art.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Taos trip website.

You can drive from Truth or Consequences to Taos in 4.5 hours. In December, Taos is slightly colder than Truth or Consequences - with highs of 41°F and lows of 13°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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