6 days in Santa Fe & Abiquiu Itinerary

6 days in Santa Fe & Abiquiu Itinerary

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6 days in Santa Fe & Abiquiu Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
Bus:  1​h
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Abiquiu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Albuquerque

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like San Miguel Chapel and El Santuario de Chimayo. Visit Fort Union National Monument and Santa Fe National Cemetery for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, look for gifts at Wind River Trading Company, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe route planning website .

Albuquerque to Santa Fe is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, Santa Fe is little chillier than Albuquerque - with highs of 61°F and lows of 30°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Abiquiu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Fort Union National Monument, El Santuario de Chimayo
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Fort Union National Monument ©
Fort Union National Monument

2
nights
Abiquiu

Abiquiu ©
Abiquiú is a small census-designated place located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico in the southwestern United States, about 53 miles (85 km) north of Santa Fe. Step off the beaten path and head to Christ of the Desert Monastary and Ghost Ranch. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blumenschein Home & Museum and La Chiripada Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Abiquiu side-trips: San Jose de Gracia Church (in Trampas) and Taos Drums (in Ranchos De Taos). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Poshuouinge Ruins and explore the activities along Abiqui Lake.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Abiquiu vacation planning website .

Getting from Santa Fe to Abiquiu by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, expect nights in Abiquiu to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abiquiu

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Taos, San Jose de Gracia Church, La Chiripada Winery
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Christ of the Desert Monastary ©
Christ of the Desert Monastary
Ghost Ranch ©
Ghost Ranch
San Jose de Gracia Church ©
San Jose de Gracia Church

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