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Traveling through? Looking for an adventure? Find out where to go, best places to stay, travel tips, and best destinations in New Mexico.

Follow the Trail of Billy the Kid

Undoubtedly the most infamous outlaw in New Mexico, Billy the Kid made his way around the state during the late 19th century, often leaving misfortune, tragedy, and heartache in his wake. Although little is known about his life before he began his run-ins with the law, it is believed he …
5 Things to do In Old Mesilla

Old Mesilla is a small village in the Las Cruces Metropolitan area with fewer than 3,000 residents. Yet despite its diminutive size, this town has been attracting tourists and excitement since the 1800’s. In fact, it used to be one of the largest towns in the Southwest, much larger than …
Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Acoma Pueblo

Embark on a historic path built long ago atop a great sacred mesa, where the Acoma Pueblo made their home. This site will take you off the beaten path through a breathtaking valley displaying unique rock formations, where you’ll arrive at a place unlike any other. In this sanctuary, dubbed …
New Mexico's Top 10 Most Unique Finds

We know what makes New Mexico great—the chile, the beautiful landscape, the people, and the list goes on. But what lies underneath the surface is a state full of unique and mysterious history, oddities, and the off the beaten path finds. It’s not just the landmarks that make the state …
5 Things to do in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is one of the top tourist destinations in New Mexico. There are so many things to do in Albuquerque that you’d never get to all of them in one trip. You have to visit this city more than once to experience all it has to offer. But if you …
Pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayo

El Santuario de Chimayo is a haven, a refuge, a healing sanctuary. It is one of the most visited holy sites in the United States. It’s also a prominent historic landmark in the state of New Mexico, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors and seekers of spiritual healing from all …
8 Things That Will Happen If You Leave New Mexico

1. Your access to Hatch Chile won’t change Although the rest of the U.S. doesn’t function on Hatch Chile as you might, there is always a way to obtain the state’s most cherished food. Even growing up mostly in Missouri, we had stashes of Hatch Green Chile stored in our …
5 Things to do in Hatch

What do you think of when you think of Hatch, New Mexico? No, not that – the other thing. There’s a lot more to this lovely little village than you might think. Thousands of people will travel from around New Mexico and the US to enjoy the famous festival this …
Top 5 Summer Festivals You Won't Want to Miss!

When the short, cool winter turns to long days of abundant sunshine, we know it’s time for summer. But one other thing lets us know the season has changed—festivals. Although there are many great festivals to visit throughout the year, nothing says summer like loading up your friends and family …
5 Things to do in Cloudcroft

Cloudcroft, New Mexico, is a popular place to visit for culture and entertainment. But it’s a lot more fun if you know where (and when) to go. This list explores some of the most interesting and exciting things to do in Cloudcroft. Use it to plan your visit and make …