9 days in Sedona, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

9 days in Sedona, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

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9 days in Sedona, Santa Fe & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Santa Fe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've added Airport Mesa, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Devil's Bridge Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Palatki Ruins.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sedona online tour itinerary builder .

Boston to Sedona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Boston in September, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Airport Mesa ©
Airport Mesa

4
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Fe side-trips: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo), Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire) and Taos (Taos Pueblo & Rio Grande Gorge Bridge). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, relax and rejuvenate at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc., and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in September: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 80°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Taos, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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 14th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Albuquerque. On the 15th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums
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