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Durango to Rio Rancho drive

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 Farmington (New Mexico)
 Chaco Canyon
 Jemez Springs
   Rio Rancho 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Durango to Rio Rancho road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Durango to Rio Rancho. If you're planning a road trip to Rio Rancho, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Durango and Rio Rancho. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Durango and Rio Rancho. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Durango
drive for about 1 hour

11:09 am  Farmington (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:09 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:16 pm  Chaco Canyon
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:16 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:32 pm  Cuba
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:32 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

5:07 pm  Jemez Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:07 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

7:01 pm  arrive in Rio Rancho
eat at El Pinto Restaurant
stay at Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Durango to Rio Rancho.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Durango, Colorado.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Farmington (New Mexico)  (2 answers)

Chaco Canyon  (3 mentions)


Jemez Springs  (2 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Rio Rancho?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Rio Rancho.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Rio Rancho? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Rio Rancho?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest El Pinto Restaurant, which was mentioned 2 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Rio Rancho? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Rio Rancho?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Rio Rancho.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Rio Rancho to Durango drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Durango? Try searching for places within 3.5 hours of Durango.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Durango to Rio Rancho. Or get a full Durango to Rio Rancho flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Durango well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Durango!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 202 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 27 minutes
31 Durango travel answers
2 Farmington (New Mexico) travel answers
1 Cuba travel answer
2 Jemez Springs travel answers


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