19 days in New Mexico Itinerary

19 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
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Taos
— 3 nights
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Carlsbad
— 3 nights
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Deming
— 1 night
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Socorro
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 4 nights

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Santa Fe

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.
Get some cultural insight at Loretto Chapel and Canyon Road. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, go for a walk through Keshi, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary website.

Perth, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Perth to Santa Fe. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Santa Fe to be colder, temps between 14°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Must see
Loretto Chapel
4.3
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Historic Walking Area
Canyon Road
4.5

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Taos Pueblo and Enchanted Circle Pottery. Take a break from Taos with a short trip to Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, view the masterpieces at 203 Fine Art, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get interesting insight from Mountain Skills Rock Guides, LLC.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Taos online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Santa Fe in November since evenings lows in Taos dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Taos

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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World heritage site
Taos Pueblo
3.8

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Roswell Museum & Art Center and International UFO Museum and Research Center. Get out of town with these interesting Carlsbad side-trips: Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art (in Roswell) and Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Lion's Tail, Big Room, &more).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Taos to Carlsbad takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Taos in November: high temperatures in Carlsbad hover around 22°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Deming.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Deming

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. On the 13th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Deming Luna Mimbres Museum, admire the masterpieces at Deming Arts Center, and then learn about winemaking at D.H. Lescombes Winery & Tasting Room.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Deming day trip planning app.

You can drive from Carlsbad to Deming in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Deming can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Socorro.

Things to do in Deming

Museums · Wineries
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Art Museum
Deming Arts Center
4.3

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Socorro

Socorro ©
Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of White Sands Missile Range Trinity Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vertu Fine Art Gallery, and finally look and learn at National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Socorro travel route planner.

Getting from Deming to Socorro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Deming in November, you will find days in Socorro are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Socorro

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Albuquerque

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.
Get some cultural insight at Albuquerque Old Town and Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Take a break from Albuquerque with a short trip to Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, don't miss a visit to Spaceship House, let the kids burn off some steam at A Park Above, and explore the galleries of New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Socorro to Albuquerque takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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