New Mexico Travel Guide
This National Historic Landmark, in Sky City Pueblo, was made using more than 20,000 tons of earth and stone over the course of a decade (1629-1640).
Gather the children to the historic lodge’s on Saturday evenings to catch the Chuckwagon Cowboy Dinner show. Here, Wild West tales are told through guitar music and song as you dig into hearty ranch-hand staples like beef brisket, beans, and corn bread.
The 6,290-foot-high peak is a landmark along the Old Santa Fe Trail.
Watch seasoned politicos and newspaper reporters dish local dirt at this legendary, retro-swish cocktail lounge, replete with Naugahyde booths and a copper-top bar (check out the collection of novelty liquor bottles, shaped like everything from wild turkeys to rugged cowboys).
Hit this sprawling consignment shop for vintage, hard-to-find men's and women's Western wear—Stetson hats, silver concho belts, cowboy boots, embroidered shirts, and chunky turquoise jewelry—all at rock-bottom prices.
Tour the museum where Billy the Kid undertook his infamous escape, killing two guards in the process.
The 1936 historic landmark mixes luxury and kitsch: it's marked with a neon sign touting dining, cocktails, and curios. Try the Cowboy Buddha Margarita.
Visit the museum for its Acoma tribal art and history exhibits. Then take a guided tour to the mesa-top pueblo, which has been inhabited continuously for some 1,200 years, and where tribe members still occupy the same adobe dwellings their ancestors did.
Eight miles off Interstate 25, Bosque del Apache is an oasis of dirt roads, meadows, and marshes.
The hub of Santa Fe’s avant-garde art scene, this nonprofit contemporary museum has hosted seven biennials, among the nation's only modern art biennials featuring international artists since 1995.
Learn about the settlement of the Santa Fe Trail at Fort Union National Monument, the largest fort from America’s late-19th-century frontier period.
Visit the remote and hard-to-reach Chaco Culture National Historical Park, a collection of amazingly well-excavated Anasazi ruins, including Pueblo Bonito, which once contained some 800 chambers and stood several stories high.