7 days in Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

7 days in Santa Fe & Taos Itinerary

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Fly
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Taos
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Albuquerque, Fly to San Francisco

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Santa Fe

— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument) and Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and take a stroll through Canyon Road.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe attractions planner.

San Francisco to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Santa Fe is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Taos

— 3 nights
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taos: La Chiripada Winery (in Dixon), Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire) and Land of Enchantment Guides - Fly Fishing Trips (in Velarde). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Circle Pottery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Taos road trip planner.

Drive from Santa Fe to Taos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in July; daily highs in Taos reach 83°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taos

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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