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American Experiences: Explore Albuquerque and Santa Fe with Club Adventures
from $499 pp

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Destinations: United States

Club Adventures introduces American Experiences: a curated selection of customizable road trips that explore destinations not far from your own backyard. These close-to-home getaways will provide you with the freedom to roam, a taste of local flavors, and unique opportunities to build authentic connections wherever you choose to go. Each package features inspired experiences, providing you with the flexibility to travel unscripted.


Road trip through New Mexico

Traverse the Turquoise Trail through mountains and desert on this adventure. You’ll discover two unique cities that mix history and culture seamlessly and the beautiful lands in between.

Call to Book 1-800-529-3222
Included With Your Trip

Package Includes:

  • 4 Day Hertz Car Rental (4-24hr periods)
  • 2 nights Albuquerque accommodations
  • 2 nights Santa Fe accommodations
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Hotel Parking
  • Hotel and car taxes + fees
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Add-On Adventures:

Club Adventures has curated a collection of unique and immersive activities that showcase the destination for you to choose from. Mix and match to create your own adventure. Our dedicated team of adventure specialists are here to answer any questions you may have.

  • Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon: Sunrise - Watch daylight appear above the Rio Grande Valley during a sunrise hot air balloon ride from Albuquerque, and see the first rays illuminate the rugged Sandia Mountains. Take in stunning aerial views and dip low enough to skim the Rio Grande, then rise back up above the desert landscape. Touch down after a 1-hour flight, and begin the day with sparkling wine and a light continental breakfast before returning to your launch site. Starting at $160 per person.

  • Rio Grande Whitewater Rafting Excursion - Go white water rafting on the Rio Grande River in New Mexico on this half-day tour from Taos. Your guide provides all necessary gear and paddle instruction for your 5-mile trip, which can be scheduled for the morning or afternoon. Zip through class 3 rapids that provide a fun ride for all levels of experience! Starting at $62 per person.

  • Santa Fe Beer & Art Tour -We will start our day with our first New Mexico brewed beer at the Upper Crust Pizza while getting to know our fellow beer drinkers. Then we will start the walking tour visiting the Oldest House, Oldest Church, State Capitol and Bataan Memorial Building to view over 300 works of art along with history of Santa Fe then conclude at Del Charro Saloon or Santa Fe Brewing Co. for our final local beer! Starting at $40 per person.

With endless choices and options that can be customized, select get a quote below and let us build a vacation that’s perfect for your needs and budget. We’ll book the best package for you directly, and combine it with any AAA promotions to get you the best deal!

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Here is a look at the details of this trip:

Day 1: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Welcome to Albuquerque! Upon arrival, pick up your rental car and make your way to your hotel. The rest of the day is unscripted for you to relax and explore Albuquerque.

Day 2: Albuquerque

Today, explore New Mexico’s largest city that sits in the high desert. The modern downtown contrasts with Old Town Albuquerque with its historic Adobe buildings, enticing collection of shops selling Native American handicrafts, galleries and artist studios. Nearby, The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center traces the area's tribal history. Perhaps today you'll enjoy the stunning southwestern scenery.

Day 3: Albuquerque to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Your adventure in Albuquerque would not be complete without a hot air balloon experience. Consider taking to the skies for a Sunrise Balloon Ride before heading to Santa Fe via the scenic Turquoise Trail whenever you please. After checking into your hotel, be sure to visit the Palace of the Governors and check out the adjacent New Mexico History Museum and the Indian Art & Culture Museum. 

Day 4: Santa Fe

Santa Fe, nestled amidst the Sangre de Cristo mountains is well known for its art scene. The combination of mountains and Adobe architecture makes for very charming sceneries. This great old small city founded over 400 years ago by the Spanish has lots to offer. Perhaps venture out on a day trip to Taos by heading north on the High Road, taking in the scenic vistas through high-dessert badlands. Want to add a little adventure to your trip? Perhaps white water rafting on the Rio Grande will be your choice today. 

Day 5: Santa Fe -Depart

Your journey ends in Santa Fe today as you leave with wonderful memories of the rich history, the breathtaking scenery and artistic culture of the Southwest.

Departure Dates
Start: April 12, 2021
End: December 31, 2021
Price: $499 pp


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