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Lubbock to Santa Fe drive

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Lubbock to Santa Fe road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Lubbock to Santa Fe. If you're planning a road trip to Santa Fe, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Lubbock
drive for about 52 minutes

11:52 am  Littlefield
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:52 pm
drive for about 47 minutes

1:39 pm  Muleshoe
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:39 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

3:27 pm  Clovis (New Mexico)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Clovis (New Mexico)
drive for about 1 hour

11:05 am  Fort Sumner
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:05 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:23 pm  Route 66
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:34 pm  Pecos National Historic Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:34 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

5:10 pm  arrive in Santa Fe
eat at The Shed
stay at Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Lubbock to Santa Fe.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Lubbock, Texas.

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?

Clovis (New Mexico)
    questions about Clovis (New Mexico):
        Are there casinos in clovis nm
Fort Sumner
Route 66  (3 mentions)
Pecos National Historic Park

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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

Where's the best place to stay in Santa Fe?

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 Santa Fe.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, which was mentioned 5 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

La Fonda Hotel  (4 mentions)
Ten Thousand Waves  (4 mentions)
Inn and Spa at Loretto  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Santa Fe? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Santa Fe?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest The Shed, which was mentioned 5 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Cafe Pasqual's  (4 mentions)
Tia Sophia's  (3 mentions)
La Boca  (2 mentions)
Coyote Cafe  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Santa Fe? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Santa Fe?

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:

Santa Fe Plaza  (5 mentions)
Loretto Chapel  (4 mentions)
El Farol  (2 mentions)

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!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Santa Fe. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Melissa Reynolds from asked:
Hotels in Santa Fe with spa?  (3 answers)

 Julia Dixon from Boston asked:
Wine lover's Santa Fe?  (3 answers)

 Jessica Mills from Calabasas asked:
Top 5 things to do as a family!  (3 answers)

 Katie Simons from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Santa Fe?  (2 answers)

 teri brown from Atlanta asked:
hiking  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Santa Fe.

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 Santa Fe to Lubbock drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Lubbock to Santa Fe. Or get a full Lubbock to Santa Fe 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 Lubbock well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Lubbock!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 315 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 7 minutes
Santa Fe is 1 hour behind Lubbock
6 Lubbock travel answers
1 Clovis (New Mexico) travel answer
84 Santa Fe travel answers

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