New Mexico Travel Guide

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Albuquerque

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773,1599,210

Santa Fe

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711,1479,104

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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149,373,0

Roswell

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79,169,18

White Sands National Monument

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116,285,0

Taos

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214,528,38

Gallup

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53,138,24

Silver City

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75,149,11

Alamogordo

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63,150,9

Clovis

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25,34,18

Las Cruces

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78,204,30

Cloudcroft

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37,109,5

Chimayo

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39,94,1

Tucumcari

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22,45,19

Santa Rosa

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16,46,16

Ruidoso

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24,56,38

Carlsbad

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61,132,11

Taos Pueblo

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52,129,0

Chaco Canyon National Monument

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32,92,0

Acoma Pueblo

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68,130,1

Mesilla

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28,63,0

Red River

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10,36,9

Deming

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29,78,12

Las Vegas

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25,71,8

Questa

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37,237,0

Socorro

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61,129,11

Bandelier National Monument

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81,189,0

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

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44,97,0

Lincoln

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12,31,0

Truth or Consequences

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18,23,8

Jemez Springs

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10,21,2

Petroglyph National Monument

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24,49,0

Madrid

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25,66,0

Corrales

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14,25,8

Lordsburg

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10,22,11

Heron Lake State Park

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8,42,0

Spring Canyon State Park

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2,14,0

Raton

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3,7,10

White Sands

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25,61,0

Cimarron

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8,36,3

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

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8,37,0

Chama

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5,34,4

Clayton

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4,16,2

Moriarty

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1,1,6

Artesia

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9,26,3

Cuba

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4,40,0

Espanola

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5,19,7

Fort Sumner

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9,22,1

Belen

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2,10,3

Carrizozo

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5,10,0

Tres Piedras

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1,2,0

Albuquerque

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  • Old Town

    4 out of 5 stars

    Albuquerque Things to Do

    Today, historic Old Town Albuquerque is the city's cultural center, with five museums and more than 100 shops, galleries and restaurants. Old Town was the first neighborhood in 1706, when a group of Spanish families settled here, not far from the Rio Grande. The settlers organized their new town in the traditional Spanish colonial way, with a...

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  • Hotel Andaluz

    Albuquerque Hotels

    Thanks to the generosity of my parents, I got the chance to stay here for the first time for my...

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  • Downtown

    Albuquerque Nightlife

    Burt's has been a staple on the downtown scene for years now. You can catch a whole bunch of live bands, mostly alternative and a bit of everything in between. This is a pretty chill place and it's at it's most chillest in between 9:30 and 10:30 PM. This is before the crowds come in and the place gets bumper to bumper. The inside is very much how...

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Santa Fe

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  • Loretto Chapel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Santa Fe Things to Do

    This deconsecrated church - owned by the adjoining Inn At The Loretto, and now a museum/wedding chapel - is famous for its ‘miraculous’ helix-shaped stairway: a bit of local lore that has been been useful for collecting $3 fees to see the thing. Skeptic that I am, a look beneath the legend turned up a lesser-known Wild West story... Allegedly, the...

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  • Inn on the Alameda

    Santa Fe Hotels

    As a local, i chose the Inn on the Alameda out of all the hotels in Santa Fe to spend a "night out"...

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  • The Shed

    4 out of 5 stars

    Santa Fe Restaurants

    It was the last night of the 2016 trip and we still hadn’t had any green chile chowder or stew: sacrilege! The consensus for ‘best' from local bar staff was The Shed or its sister, La Choza, and as we just so happened to find ourselves within spitting distance of the former when dinnertime was approaching, that’s where we landed. It’s been around...

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Roswell

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  • A Serious Art Center in this city - not...

    Roswell Things to Do

    Yes, Roswell is not just about UFO's! There's a really serious Museum, also known as the RMAC, which has very serious artists, being awarded Subsequent Accreditation from the American Association of Museums. This means that RMAC has a seal of approval that brings national recognition that have a committment to excellence and high insitutional...

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  • Ramada Limited

    Roswell Hotels

    I'm a pretty easy going patron but we had a problem EVERY day of our 4 day stay. I'll tell you about...

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  • See the Famous Alien Autopsy Dummy!

    Roswell Things to Do

    Am I the one millionth person to see this dummy? Am I? Am I?Sorry, but I was tooooo late. The one-millionth visitor person passed through these doors in the Summer of 2001 since the Museum opened for visitors in the Fall of 1992 - that means an amazing average of 150,000 people annually representing 35 foreign countries and every USA state!And all...

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White Sands National Monument

  • Short Driving Information

    White Sands National Monument Transportation

    No public transportation is offered in White Sands. If you do not have a car available, car rental is available at Alamogordo and Las Cruces. While driving, be aware that the first four miles of Dunes Drive is a road safety corridor, which means it is against park rules to slow or stop in the area. Also due to missile testing on the adjacent White...

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  • Pottery Sherds off the Trail

    White Sands National Monument Off The Beaten Path

    The park doesn't want visitors to ramble off the trail as I did because the dunes and vegetation wouldn't be able to take the wear and tear. Much of the venation is very slow growing and can't be stomped upon. The other reason is the possibility that some archeological treasure will be found and trampled before it can be properly analyzed. In my...

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  • Don't Arrive on Foot or Bicycle

    White Sands National Monument Transportation

    The ribbon highway that runs past the entrance ranger station is so narrow that there's virtually no shoulder even to walk along. What shoulder there is slopes steeply into thorny brush too difficult to walk along. Cyclists are likely to get brushed off the road into the ditch as car drive past at 55+ miles per hour. There are no bicycle or hiking...

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Taos

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  • Taos Pueblo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Taos Things to Do

    It is on Navajo reservation. So they charge what will prevail; that being $10. This is for a guide tour and the tour takes about 20 minutes tops. You only see a couple of rooms/apartment portions. The whole visit is not worth the effort. Photos not allowed

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  • El Pueblo Lodge

    Taos Hotels

    $91 in July 2013. This hotel is about the same price as the Best Western across the street but has...

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  • High Road to Taos, Low Road back to...

    Taos Things to Do

    "Round trip of approximately 165 milesTo experience the best of both worlds, this route will take you on the "High Road" to Taos and on the way back, you will take the "Low Road" to Santa Fe.Head north on US 84/285 and turn right on NM 503 where the "High Road" to Taos begins. Take NM 503 to NM 76. Follow NM 76 to Chimayó, a traditional weaving...

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Gallup

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  • Ten stars

    Gallup Restaurants

    Two very tired motorcyclists wanted some decent food, a comfortable place to rest for a moment, a clean bathroom and a place to plug in and recharge our intercoms while we ate. We had been eating our way across the country on mediocre road food at best. You know how hard it is to eat decent food on the road. We were so impressed with the...

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  • Hampton Inn And Suites Gallup

    Gallup Hotels

    1460 Maloney Drive, Gallup, New Mexico, 87301, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Shop For Souvenirs!

    Gallup Shopping

    Richardson's was established here as a trading post in 1913 and still operates today. It is one of the many places where you can stop and buy souvenirs, authentic Navajo, Hopi and Zuni goods, and just look around. (Rugs and Jewelry)

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Silver City

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  • Chinese Palace

    Silver City Restaurants

    $12 as of March 2016. The Chinese Palace offers a buffet with a variety of dishes or you can order something specific. I usually like buffets because I can choose a variety of items; but I tend to overeat. The food on the line is kept pretty fresh and the service is okay. Not a bad choice if you are hungry for Chinese food. Hours are 11 AM to 9 PM...

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  • Murray Hotel

    Silver City Hotels

    200 West Broadway St, 88061 Silver City, New Mexico

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Isaac Cohen House

    Silver City Things to Do

    another nice building located within the Silver City Historic District as listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the Isaac Cohen House which was completed in 1882, on Bullard Street. Looks Italiante style to me (but I am NOT an expert).

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Alamogordo

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  • White Sands National Monument

    Alamogordo Off The Beaten Path

    It was the White Sands in part at least that brought us to New Mexico, and they did not disappoint. After seeing the wonderful photos taken here by Richie (richiecdisc) I was really keen to see these scenes for myself, and that was one of the triggers for planning a holiday in this incredible state. The White Sands National Monument really merits a...

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  • Super 8 Motel Alamogordo

    Alamogordo Hotels

    We recently stayed two nights at Super 8 Alamogordo New Mexico Hotel and found it truly outstanding...

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  • A great local find!

    Alamogordo Restaurants

    When we arrived in town, one reason for our choice of the Alamo Inn was the proximity of a couple of possible eating places within a block or so. We had planned to try Si Senor, just next door, but when I looked online after checking in I found a couple of poor reviews on Trip Advisor – and a couple of very good ones for a place a couple of blocks...

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Clovis

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  • Blackwater Draw

    Clovis Things to Do

    Blackwater Draw, near Clovis, is the site where the remains of the earliest homonid to inhabit the continent were found. The Clovis culture was named after the nearest town, Clovis. This is considered the first site where the remains were found (although there were remains found near Colorado City, Texas shortly before the remains were found in...

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  • La Quinta Innstes Clovis

    Clovis Hotels

    Built within the last 4 years (as of early 2005), the La Quinta is easily the nicest of Clovis'...

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  • Clovis Library

    Clovis Things to Do

    If you have a hard time finding the Clovis Visitors Center (I did) a good place to stop to get local tourist information is the Clovis Library. While there you can also get access to the Internet to send e-mails, stay in contact with family and friends and to catch up with the latest on VT!

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Las Cruces

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  • Decent Buffet

    Las Cruces Restaurants

    I tend to avoid buffets lately because they are not really on my diet and like many I tend to overeat. I stopped in here because it was near my hotel and it was the only place within easy walking distance. They had a variety of dishes on the buffet line but they were not that fresh and only average tasting. Service was average at best too. Okay for...

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  • Hampton Inn & Suites Las Cruces I-25

    Las Cruces Hotels

    $109 ($2.50 Convention Center Charge) with a discount as of March 2016. This Hampton Inn and Suites...

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  • Wine, music & tapas here

    Las Cruces Nightlife

    St. Clair winery & bistro is both a wine tasting room and great restaurant and I made two stops here during my 51 night roadtrip from Nov. 2012 to Jan. 2013. What a great find.The menu contains everything from appetizers, tapas, sandwiches, paninis , pastas, burgers & other family favorites including full entrees and desserts.The winery specializes...

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Cloudcroft

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  • Burro Avenue

    Cloudcroft Things to Do

    This is the name of the main shopping street in Cloudcroft. Located opposite of James Canyon Road to the north of it. Cloudcroft isn't a big town. That's what add to it's charm as a very beautiful and picturesque community in the depths of Lincoln National Forest. It's an amazing town, and Burro Ave. is probably where you'll spend most of your time...

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  • Lodge At Cloudcroft

    Cloudcroft Hotels

    Another historic building is The Lodge. The Lodge was built by the Alamagordo and Sacremento...

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  • Trading Post

    Cloudcroft Shopping

    Located along Burro Ave. in the Burro Street Exchange, this place is your typical shop that sells your typical gifts, everything from wooden sculptures to jewelry. What caught my eye that I had to come back here on my second visit was the carving of Yogi Bear. I wanted to get it for my parents since it would look good on their porch. I paid 150...

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Chimayo

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  • Rancho de Chimayó

    Chimayo Restaurants

    See "2016 JBF Awards: America's Classic Rancho de Chimayó Restauranté", produced for the James Beard Foundation's 2016 Gala Awards https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O72CcN_Fc24 Also April 13, 2016 review by local yocal Ben Kendall @ http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/article-11825-meanwhile-back-at-the-rancho.html#.Vw4673X_Fng.twitter

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  • Casa Escondida

    Chimayo Hotels

    P.O. Box 142, Rural Road 0100 #62, Off Nm 76 At Road Marker 0100, Chimayo, New Mexico, 87522, United

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Rattlesnakes

    Chimayo Warnings and Dangers

    Rattlesnakes in Chimayó typically come out of hibernation and begin to become active in the spring and remain so until late fall. The sensation of burning is the first and most-often reported symptom that distinguishes a snakebite as venomous. Some pain without a burning feeling usually indicates the probability of a dry bite. However if bitten,...

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Tucumcari

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Santa Rosa

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  • Route 66 Auto Museum

    Santa Rosa Things to Do

    One of the pleasures of a US road trip for us is discovering the off-beat attractions as well as the major historic sites and natural wonders – and Santa Rosa’s Route 66 Auto Museum is an excellent example! Owner Bozo Cordova has amassed a wonderful collection of classic cars and Route 66 memorabilia, and has turned his passion into a great...

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  • Best Western Santa Rosa Inn

    Santa Rosa Hotels

    After talking to a man at the visitor center and eating cold food at McDonald the expectations to...

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  • Getting your kicks

    Santa Rosa Shopping

    If you’ve enjoyed your visit to the museum you will want to buy a souvenir perhaps, and one more reasonably priced (and easier to get home) than one of the classic cars. The shop has a large collection of Route 66 related items, including t-shirts and other clothing, model cars, shot and beer glasses, various signs and of course model cars. We only...

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