9 days in Taos, Red River & Albuquerque Itinerary

9 days in Taos, Red River & Albuquerque Itinerary

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Taos
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Red River
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Albuquerque
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Taos

— 2 nights
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
You've now added Wild Rivers Recreation Area to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Rivers Recreation Area, cast your line with Taos Fly Shop, then learn about winemaking at Black Mesa Winery, then learn about winemaking at La Chiripada Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Black Mesa Winery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Mabel Dodge Luhan Historic House, then shop like a local with Taos Clay Studio, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Frijoles Canyon.

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If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiports are Albuquerque International Sunport, City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport and Cannon Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Red River.

Things to do in Taos

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Nature

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Red River

— 2 nights
Red River is a resort town in Taos County, New Mexico, United States located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a tour by water with Fagan's Guided Fly Fishing, then hike along Lost Lake, and then stroll through Middlefork Lake. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Kenneth Wyatt Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red River Canyon.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Red River road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Taos to Red River takes an hour. Traveling from Taos in September, expect Red River to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Red River

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Albuquerque

— 4 nights

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.
Fagan's Guided Fly Fishing has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at La Luz Trail and The Stables at Tamaya. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albuquerque Museum and Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. Take a break from Albuquerque with a short trip to The Harrell House Bug Museum in Santa Fe, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals, don't miss a visit to New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, take an in-depth tour of Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes monument.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online holiday maker.

Getting from Red River to Albuquerque by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Red River in September, you will find days in Albuquerque are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are warmer (18°C).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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