This is another way to drive from Albuquerque to Casa Cuma Bed & Breakfast in Santa Fe. Venture off the freeway and onto the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, and you’ll see what we mean. The drive is approximately 50 miles along Highway 14.
Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, now coming alive with arts, crafts and restaurants.
If taking this route to Santa Fe, please go north on I-25 from the Albuquerque Airport and then take I-40 East. Take Highway 14/Turquoise Trail exit. Enjoy Turquoise Trail.
More information at TurquoiseTrail.org.
If you are going from Santa Fe, please pick up a customized map from Casa Cuma innkeepers with all the attractions.
There are more places to visit around Santa Fe.