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Western Exploration to Albuquerque and Santa Fe with Club Adventures
from $507 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.

Club Adventures is AAA owned and operated, equipped with a committed team of travel professionals at your call to make your adventure made easy. All hotels and inclusions are vetted for appropriate safety protocols. Call a AAA travel agent today and settle all of your trip details in a one-stop-shop experience.

Special Offer: 

  • From $507/pp — Land-Only Rate
  • From $799/pp - Air-Inclusive Rate: Boston or New York (JFK) depart

Where You Will Stay:

Albuquerque Marriott Uptown

Hilton Santa Fe

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 Grand 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 town after a 1-hour flight, and begin the day with sparkling wine and a light continental breakfast before returning to your launch site. 
  • Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon: Sunset - Watch daylight appear above the Rio Grand 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 town after a 1-hour flight, and begin the day with sparkling wine and a light continental breakfast before returning to your launch site. 
  • Guided Nature Bicycle Tour- Looking for a great way to experience the beauty and nature in Albuquerque? Join Club Adventures for a memorable journey through some of Albuquerque’s most majestic scenery. Every day at 10am, Routes Bicycle Tours leads a leisurely, scenic ride along the famous Bosque River Trail starting from a nearby location. This two-hour ride showcases beautiful scenery, flora, and fauna as the professional tour guides identify the many historic and significant landmarks along the trail. This ride is enjoyable for all skill levels and families are welcome!
  • Sip and Savor: Half Day Food & History Walking Tour - Explore downtown Santa Fe's best food and wine venues on a half-day walking tour led by an informative guide. Get a taste of new developments in Santa Fe’s food scene and sample classic New Mexican flavors when you stop into several local eateries. You'll also visit landmarks like the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis, Loretto Chapel, and Palace of the Governors. Your guide shares commentary about the city’s history and the mix of cultures that have shaped its food culture throughout the leisurely walking tour.
  • Full-Day Ojo Caliente Hot Springs & Ride from Santa Fe - Bask in the famous healing waters of Ojo Caliente, one of North America's oldest health resorts. Pueblo Indian tradition holds that its pools provided access to the underworld. Sulphur-free, geothermal mineral waters have flowed from a subterranean volcanic aquifer for thousands of years. Ojo Caliente is the only hot springs in the world with four different types of mineral water including lithia, iron, soda, and arsenic. The twelve pools are filled with different types and combinations of these waters, with temperatures ranging from 80 - 106 degrees. Enjoy this small-group van tour, it is a perfect getaway! You will be guided by a professional photographer, with a background in Archeology and the campfire tales of the Western lands.
  • Pue Cliff Dwellings, Chimayo Church, Ortega's Weaving + Lunch Tour - Cover more ground than you could alone—and without the hassle of public transit—during this full-day tour to the Puye Cliff Dwellings and more. Enjoy access to places you might otherwise have overlooked—such as Ortega’s Weaving—tour the Santuario de Chimayo, and take the opportunity to pick up some handcrafted souvenirs.
  • Rio Grande Racecourse -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, with light refreshments provided when you get off the river.

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Here is a look at the details of this trip:

At A Glance: Discover Albuquerque and Santa Fe ~ 5 days ~ Hertz Car Rental ~ Complimentary Wifi and Daily Breakfast ~ from $507/pp land-only 

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.

  • Stay: Albuquerque Marriott Uptown

Highlights Nearby:

  • Sandia Peak Tramway
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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 areas tribal history. Perhaps today you'll partake in a guided bicycle tour of the surrounding landscapes. (b)

  • Stay: Albuquerque Marriott Uptown

Highlights Nearby:

  • Balloon Museum
  • Turquoise Museum
  • Old Town Albuquerque

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. (b)

  • Stay: Hilton Santa Fe

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. (b)

  • Stay: Hilton Santa Fe

Highlights Nearby:

  • Georgia O'Keefe Museum
  • Santa Fe Plaza
  • Canyon Road

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. (b)

Highlights Nearby:

  • Puye Cliffs Dwellings
  • Bandelier National Monument

Cancellation Policy: 

  • From time of booking up to 60 days prior to departure date
    • All amounts, excluding non-refundable deposit, are refundable
  • From 59 days to 30 days prior to departure date
    • 50% of amount paid, excluding non-refundable deposit, are refundable
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure date
    • No refund of any amounts paid
Additional Information

Rates quoted apply to travel dates 9/12/20 to 9/16/20 and are subject to change and availability at time of booking. Hotels may be replaced with accommodations of equal value if necessary. Booking window 06/01/20 - 02/28/21. Travel period 06/01/20 - 03/31/21. $200 nonrefundable deposit due 3 days after booking. Final payment date due 60 days prior to departure. Call for more details.

Club Adventures powered by AAA Exclusive Vacations® is a dba of Member Select Vacations LLC. AAA Exclusive Vacations does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed. Rates quoted are per person, based on double occupancy and is current at time of print. Rate will vary based on departure date and is subject to availability. Unless otherwise specified on the itinerary, air transportation, optional tours, gratuities for tour guides and items of personal nature are excluded from price. Travel insurance is not included in the package price. Travel Insurance is highly recommended. AAA Exclusive Vacations reserves the right to change or cancel itineraries, hotels and other components whenever it is deemed necessary. If this occurs, every eff ort will be made to offer alternate dates, hotels or other tour components. If you purchase an air-inclusive program, your airfare will be quoted inclusive of fuel, taxes and fees. Air cancellation terms apply. To receive a full set of Club Adventures terms and conditions, visit clubadventures.com/terms or call (844) 205-6226. Other restrictions apply. CST#2125005-50.

Departure Dates
Start: June 1, 2020
End: March 31, 2021
Price: $507 pp


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