9 days in Albuquerque, Arizona & Gallup Itinerary

9 days in Albuquerque, Arizona & Gallup Itinerary

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9 days in Albuquerque, Arizona & Gallup Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
+2
Bus + Subway + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Gallup
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chattanooga

1
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 11th (Sun): do a tasting at Casa Rondena Winery.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip tool .

Chattanooga to Albuquerque is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chattanooga to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in November, plan for little chillier nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tinkertown Museum, Coronado Historic Site
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Cibola National Forest ©
Cibola National Forest
Coronado Historic Site ©
Coronado Historic Site
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum, then don't miss a visit to DoBell Ranch, then get a new perspective on nature at Rainbow Forest Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Agate House.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Holbrook trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Holbrook takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Albuquerque in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Holbrook, with lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Holbrook

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petrified Forest National Park
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Rainbow Forest Museum ©
Rainbow Forest Museum
Navajo County Historical Museum ©
Navajo County Historical Museum
Agate House ©
Agate House

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 14th (Wed), wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, then admire the majestic nature at Jerome State Historic Park, then explore the ancient world of Tuzigoot National Monument, and finally do a tasting at Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Son Silver West Gallery, then trek along Doe Mountain Trail, then learn about winemaking at Page Springs Cellars, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sedona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Holbrook to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Holbrook in November since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cornville, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Jerome State Historic Park, Tuzigoot National Monument
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Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument
Page Springs Cellars ©
Page Springs Cellars

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night
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Tusayan Museum and then get great views at Navajo Point.

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You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gallup.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

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night
Gallup

Gallup ©
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Rock Park and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bill Malone Trading Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gallup road trip website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Gallup in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In November, daytime highs in Gallup are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gallup

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Red Rock Park
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Red Rock Park ©
Red Rock Park
Bill Malone Trading Company ©
Bill Malone Trading Company

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