5 days in Austin & Santa Fe Itinerary

5 days in Austin & Santa Fe Itinerary

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1
Austin
— 1 night
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 19th (Thu), snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, thenget a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, thenadmire the striking features of The Driskill, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Austin. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo) and Taos (Taos Pueblo & Rio Grande Gorge Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and take in the natural beauty of ten thousand waves.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Santa Fe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in September, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Taos, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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