6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

6 days in New Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Taos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Newark

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 20th (Fri): do a tasting at Casa Rondena Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque tour itinerary builder website.

Newark to Albuquerque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 66°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Taos Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Millicent Rogers Museum, thenfly down the slopes at Taos Ski Valley Resort, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, thentake a memorable drive along The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe, and finally explore the ancient world of Taos Pueblo.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Taos online route planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Taos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in March; daily highs in Taos reach 56°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taos Ski Valley Resort
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Balloon Rides
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, thenlook for gifts at Centinela Traditional Arts, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, and finally do a tasting at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planner.

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Taos in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chimayo, Pecos National Historical Park
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Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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