9 days in New Mexico Itinerary

9 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Fly to Albuquerque International Sunport, Drive to San Antonio
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San Antonio
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
Drive
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Deming
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Taos
— 3 nights
Drive

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San Antonio

San Antonio is an unincorporated community in Socorro County, New Mexico, United States, roughly in the center of the state, on the Rio Grande. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of White Sands Missile Range Trinity Site and then identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary website.

Denver to San Antonio is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Denver in January, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 26°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
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Las Cruces

Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll around Dripping Springs Natural Area, then get engrossed in the history at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Mesilla Village, and finally make a trip to Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture.

Make your Las Cruces itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Las Cruces takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Deming.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Old Mesilla Village ©
Historic Site
Old Mesilla Village
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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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Deming Luna Mimbres Museum, do a tasting at D.H. Lescombes Winery & Tasting Room, and then explore the striking landscape at City of Rocks State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Deming trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Las Cruces to Deming takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Deming

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
City of Rocks State Park ©
Geologic Formation
City of Rocks State Park
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3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ski Santa Fe and Kakawa Chocolate House. When in Santa Fe, make a side trip to see El Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, approximately Chimayo away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, do a tasting at The Wine Spot, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Deming to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, Santa Fe is slightly colder than Deming - with highs of 44°F and lows of 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Loretto Chapel ©
Must see
Loretto Chapel
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Ski Santa Fe ©
Ski Area
Ski Santa Fe
4.5
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
Religious Site
El Santuario de Chimayo
4.6

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Taos

Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Taos Ski Valley Resort and Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area. Step out of Taos with an excursion to Red River Ski & Summer Area in Red River--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Millicent Rogers Museum, admire the masterpieces at Taos Art Museum, delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, and don't miss a visit to Taos County Courthouse Murals.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taos road trip site.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in January; daily highs in Taos reach 39°F and lows reach 10°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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