Jun 212013
 
North to Colorado: New Mexico Highway 285

Share It!North to Colorado: New Mexico Highway 285 Rio Grande Rift, San Antonio Mountain, Taos Plateau, Ojo Caliente, Tres Piedras, Antonito,     New Mexico Hwy 285 north to the Colorado Border. Once leaving Espanola, New Mexico, on New Mexico highway 285, through the canyon and cliff-lined road, traveling on north toward the Colorado border along the Rio Grande Rift, the drive offers a view of the high country from atop the Taos Plateau. Little known and less driven, this highway trip is vested with some of New Mexico’s most [Read More]

Jun 102013
 
Highway 53, The Ancient Way, in Western New Mexico

Share It!On the Road – Highway 53, The Ancient Way, in Western New Mexico We have been camped on the Acoma Reservation for five days. Yesterday we took a Sunday drive into Grants (just fifteen miles) and then went south on Highway 53 (also known as the Ancient Way) toward El Morro in Cibola County, New Mexico, about another forty miles. The drive south from Grants quickly became increasingly more cool and beautiful as we left the heat and lower elevation and continued a high and steady climb up. Pines [Read More]

Jun 072013
 
Travel Dog Blog

Share It!Discover New Mexico's Travel Dog Blog       Greetings fellow canines. My name is Missy and I am your host at the Discover New Mexico Travel Dog Blog. I am traveling on the road with my people and busy scouting the best in everything for dogs on the move. I will bring you the best places for dumpsters and scraps, the best-marked locations, tips on retrieving camp food, getting out of your collar and leash and anything else I can dig up out here on the road! My first [Read More]

Mar 272012
 
Santa Fe – New Season of Downtown Walking Tours

Share It!History Museum Guides Start New Season of Downtown Walking Tours on April 16 SANTA FE—Ever noticed the recycled rifle barrels in a certain window of the Palace of the Governors? Wondered where the Manhattan Project scientists learned of their new posting? Picked out the Victorian architecture among the Pueblo Revival on the Santa Fe Plaza? Learn those facts and more by taking a Downtown Walking Tour led by New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors guides. The tours resume on April 16 (through mid-October), Monday-Saturday, beginning at 10:15 a.m. [Read More]

Mar 212012
 
Inn of the Mountain Gods: From Skiing to Golf

Share It!Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course Opens March 30; Ski Apache Open Through Spring Break – Last Day to Ski, April 1 MESCALERO, N.M. (2012) – As temperatures start rising and spring nears, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino’s (IMGRC) Championship Golf Course will open for the season Fri., March 30 and also mark the end of Ski Apache’s 50th ski season, April 1.  (Please note that due to increasingly warmer temperatures, Ski Apache will now close on Mon., April 2 (last day to ski [Read More]

Jan 042012
 
New Mexico’s Top Five Destinations

Share It!Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, known as the City Different, the state’s capitol city, is also an international favorite hosting visitors from all over the world each year. One of the world’s largest cities for the arts, Santa Fe’s Indian Markets and galleries contribute to its unique shopping experience. Santa Fe’s central location makes it the perfect jumping-off point for day trips visiting nearby points of interest such as Los Alamos (famous for the Los Alamos National Laboratories), The Eight Northern Pueblos, the Enchanted Circle (Taos, Red River, [Read More]

Dec 212011
 
Travel Living in Red River

Share It!Travel Living in Red River ~ Cheryl Yale-Bruedigam My travels to New Mexico began early, at the age of ten. We had relatives that owned lodges and cabins in Red River so we were able to visit frequently, enjoying summer vacations fishing, horseback riding, mountain hiking or exploring old gold mines. Winter holidays offered snow-mobile riding, activities at the ski area, hunting for Christmas trees, cozy concerts with Texas outlaws in roughly decorated but intimate venues and lots of snow. The summer I was sixteen however, brought a unique [Read More]

Dec 202011
 
How a Visit to Santa Fe New Mexico Just Might Change Your Life

Share It!How a Visit to Santa Fe New Mexico Just Might Change Your Life By Aysha Griffin Adobe walls line the streets and lanes of Santa Fe’s historic districts. No matter where in the world I travel – from Amsterdam to Tasmania – when I say I’m from Santa Fe, people light up with recognition of the name. Some have visited here and seen first hand our unique Pueblo-style architecture, visited some of our more than 200 art galleries, wandered our meandering, European-like lanes, delighted in our multi-cultural festivals, skied [Read More]

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