A Southwest American State

New Mexico is full of wonderful landscapes, Hispanic and Native American culture, and archaeological places to explore. Historic Petroglyph National Monument has a lot to explore for history lovers such as, volcanic features, petroglyphs, and ridges. Albuquerque is another incredible place to dwell in as you can experience hot air balloon ride to explore the beauty of New Mexico. Moreover, balloon museum will leave you mesmerized with an amazing history of balloons from their first ride ever. White sand desert has stunning white sand dunes with its trail for boardwalk. Taos Pueblo is a marvelous place to get a knowledge about Puebloan people through their buildings. International UFO museum, alien hysteria and Roswell are a must to visit during your tour to New Mexico. The Carlsbad Caverns of Chihuahuan desert have gigantic hundred caves to discover along with desert itself. Furthermore, Capulin Volcano offers a magnificent setting for sightseeing volcano activity.

Awesome places to visit in New Mexico

Alameda Park Zoo

Nestled in the heart of Alamogordo, New Mexico, lies a charming and historic destination that captivates visitors of all ages—the Alameda Park Zoo. Established in 1898, it holds the distinction of being the oldest zoo in…

summer

Albuquerque Biological Park

Nestled in the heart of Albuquerque, New Mexico, lies a haven of natural beauty and biodiversity—the Albuquerque Biological Park. Spanning over 64 acres along the Rio Grande, this unique destination comprises four distinct facilities: the ABQ…

summer

American International Rattlesnake Museum

The Rattlesnake Museum is an exciting and educational experience for the entire family. This animal conservation museum reveals the hundreds of ways that rattlesnakes and other "less desirable" animals have influenced our lives. Examples are given…

spring

Angel Fire Resort

Nestled in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern New Mexico, Angel Fire Resort beckons outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike with its breathtaking scenery, exhilarating activities, and unparalleled hospitality. From skiing and snowboarding in…

winter

Bandelier National Monument

The ancestors of modern Pueblo people built thriving communities in the area called Bandelier about 600 years ago. Several thousand ancestral Pueblo dwellings are found among the pink mesas and sheer-walled canyons. The best-known archeological sites,…

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Bradbury Science Museum

The Bradbury Science Museum displays exhibits about the history of Los Alamos National Laboratory and its research. Many of the exhibits are interactive and feature videos, computers, and science demonstrations.

spring

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Mammoths, giant bison, and short-faced bears witnessed the earthquakes and firework-like explosions which hurled molten rock thousands of feet into the air. Approximately 60,000 years ago, the rain of cooling cinders formed Capulin Volcano, a nearly…

fall

Carlsbad Caverns

As you pass through the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and west Texas—filled with prickly pear, chollas, sotols and agaves—you might never guess there are more than 300 known caves beneath the…

fall

Cliff's Amusement Park

Cliff's Amusement Park has it all when it comes to summer fun. Thrill Rides - Ready to rock-n-roll like never before? Cliff's is home to some of the wildest thrill rides ever, including the Rock-O-Plane! Spin…

summer

El Malpais National Monument

El Malpais means the badlands but this volcanic area holds many surprises. Lava flows, cinder cones, pressure ridges and complex lava tubes dominate the landscape. A closer look reveals high desert environments where animals and plants…

fall

Fort Union National Monument

Fort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During it's forty-year history, three different forts were constructed close together. The third Fort Union was the largest in the American Southwest,…

spring

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument offers a glimpse of the homes and lives of the people of the Mogollon culture who lived in the Gila Wilderness from the 1280s through the early 1300s. The surroundings probably…

fall

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The Museum has eight permanent exhibit halls that take visitors on a journey through time we refer to as "Timetracks" providing snapshots of New Mexico from the formation of the universe to the present day. The…

summer

Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanos, archeological sites and an estimated 20,000 carved images. Many of the images are recognizable as animals, people, brands and crosses; others are more…

spring

Red River Ski Area

Our winter visitors include guests who may very well be your neighbors, skiing, snowboarding, and just plain enjoying the winter snow. And speaking of the "white stuff," we're the snowmaking leaders in the Southern Rocky Mountains…

winter

Sipapu Ski Resort

Family owned and operated since its beginning in 1952, Sipapu is proud to be a small, family oriented ski resort in an intimate setting offering modest prices. Sipapu is surrounded by the Pecos Wilderness and the…

winter

Ski Apache

Ski Apache is New Mexico's premier ski and snowboard resort. Sierra Blanca, the area's 12,000 foot peak acts as Ski Apache's centerpiece. Fifty-five trails, beginning at 11,400 feet, fan out for skiers and snowboarders of all…

winter

Taos Ski Valley

Taos is a great place to vacation with your family because there is so much to see and do. When you take a family ski vacation, you want the fun wholesome and the time spent together…

winter

War Eagles Air Museum

The War Eagles Air Museum is dedicated to collecting, restoring and displaying historic aircraft of the World War II and the Korean Conflict eras. This unique Museum pays special tribute to military aviation and reminds us…

spring

White Sands National Monument

Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Here, great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles…

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