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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.

When Danny and Alejandra began the planning process for their wedding, they started with style preferences. Danny remembered, “We were trying to figure out what we had in common. What about this color? What about that color? And I always tell her that we are opposites, we are attracted to ...

Last month, we started discussing some of the most interesting and unique historical sites of New Mexico. Of course, there are far too many to cover in a single post. So, we’re revisiting the subject today to look at three more amazing historical sites that you should experience for yourself …

University of Pennsylvania data scientist, Randy Olson, has made great strides in the world of road trips and family vacations. In 2015, he plotted a ‘quickest route’ map for those who want to travel the United States, seeing every state along the way. Then, in 2016, he took it a …

Awesome Hike: Gila Wilderness – Jordan Hot Springs The trailhead to Little Bear Canyon started off on the South side of a mountain. It was late May with temperatures in the upper 90’s on the sun-baked hillside. We were sweating like crazy. The first two miles of the hike were …

Living in New Mexico, memories might bring up the backdrop of the Sandias or Organs. Or you might remember your favorite place to eat red or green enchiladas. But, what really colors our memories is the people who you meet in New Mexico, which give you the true meaning of …

New Mexico is full of creative and talented people and what better month than October for these artisans to serve some memorable experiences to the public.  I’m always fascinated with the amount of work and collaboration it takes to orchestrate these haunted houses. Every spooky detail counts. With just a couple …

Carlsbad Caverns Disappearing! By Bonnie Mandoe   I returned yesterday from my first trip to Carlsbad Caverns, one of the most breathtaking expeditions of my life (and not just because the elevators were out of commission.) As it happened, last November, while trying to ascend with the brakes on (!), …

When and Where to See Art in Las Cruces Las Cruces is rich in art if you know when, where, and how to look.  If you happen to be here on the first Friday of the month, the Downtown Ramble on Main St. from 5 – 7 pm is festive, …

Looking for a fun, new way to enjoy the outdoors? Want to add some thrill to your hikes?  Try geocaching (“jee-oh-cash-ing”), the modern-day treasure hunt for family and friends alike! So, what is it? Think of geocaching like a high-tech game of hide and seek! What are the caches? Caches are collections of …

What to do in Farmington Native American culture is a driving force of the northwestern area of New Mexico. The ruins in the area, Aztec Ruins, Salmon Ruins, Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the history and culture that abounds in the Land of …