- 1 How far apart are Albuquerque and Santa Fe?
- 2 How far is it from Albuquerque to Aztec?
- 3 Is Santa Fe better than Albuquerque?
- 4 How many days should I spend in Santa Fe?
- 5 What is the best time of year to visit Santa Fe New Mexico?
- 6 What is the prettiest part of New Mexico?
- 7 Is Santa Fe more expensive than Albuquerque?
- 8 Why is Santa Fe so expensive?
How far apart are Albuquerque and Santa Fe?
✚ How far is Santa Fe to Albuquerque? The distance from Santa Fe to Albuquerque is 58 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.
How far is it from Albuquerque to Aztec?
The distance between Albuquerque and Aztec is 142 miles. The road distance is 179.6 miles.
Is Santa Fe better than Albuquerque?
I would not consider Santa Fe a ‘better’ city than Albuquerque … each city has its virtues. Santa Fe is a more beautiful city in the southwestern tradition. Albuquerque is a more affordable option both for residents and travelers (Check out my post on things to do in Historic Old Town Albuquerque).
How many days should I spend in Santa Fe?
Three days isn’t enough time to get the full experience of this area. If you’re thinking of coming to Santa Fe, I would recommend trying to schedule in at least four or five days so that you can enjoy an easy pace and have a wider variety of experiences.
What is the best time of year to visit Santa Fe New Mexico?
The best time to visit Santa Fe is between September and November. During this time, temperatures range from the high 20s to high 70s. One can argue that springtime has a similar climate with similar hotel rates, but the festivals make fall the clear winner.
What is the prettiest part of New Mexico?
11 Unimaginably Beautiful Places in New Mexico That You Must See Before You Die
- Carlsbad Caverns (Carlsbad)
- Ghost Ranch (Abiquiu)
- Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness (San Juan County)
- Taos Gorge (Taos)
- White Sands National Park (Dona Ana/Otero County)
- Blue Hole (Santa Rosa)
Is Santa Fe more expensive than Albuquerque?
The cost of living in Santa Fe, NM is 11.5% higher than in Albuquerque, NM. You would have to earn a salary of $66,904 to maintain your current standard of living. Employers in Santa Fe, NM typically pay 0.9% more than employeers in Albuquerque, NM.
Why is Santa Fe so expensive?
Santa Fe is New Mexico’s capital, and capital cities, with their captive audiences of government employees, agencies, lobbyists, etc., have always commanded a higher price for many goods and services. Santa Fe is also “the city different,” with a high tourism population and many lucrative services for that population.