New Mexico Vacations

The southwestern state of New Mexico is a culturally rich area that has maintained its Native American and Hispanic roots in various cultural, demographic and economic ways. Many New Mexicans continue to speak a unique Spanish dialect. One of the largest cities, Albuquerque, is home to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and hosts ... Read more
the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. New Mexico's landscape is comprised of both arid deserts and snow peaked mountains, and a number of national parks are available for visitors wanting to explore the state on foot.
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New Mexico places to stay and top hotels

New Mexico things to do and experiences

  • Santa Fe Plaza
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    Outdoors, Historic Site, Landmark, Plaza
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  • Canyon Road
    9.679 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
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  • Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
    9.279 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
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  • Taos Pueblo
    9.666 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark, Neighborhood
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Mid-August to mid-October is perhaps the time to visit New Mexico, not only because of the mild temperatures that stay in the mid- to upper-60s (18-20), but also because this is when many of the most popular ... Read more
festivals take place, including the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque. Spring also has mild weather, though less is going on. Summer can get quite hot at lower elevations and July and August bring intense thunderstorms and rain that blow over fairly quickly. In the winter, temperatures vary significantly depending on elevation; most of the state’s snow falls in the mountains where ski resorts call home.

Top New Mexico restaurants

  • The Shed Restaurant
    8.950 reviews
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    Mexican, Southwestern
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  • Cafe Pasqual's
    8.935 reviews
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    Mexican, Breakfast & Brunch
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  • El Farol Restaurant
    9.033 reviews
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    Spanish, Bar
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  • Clafoutis
    9.530 reviews
    French, Breakfast & Brunch, Bakery
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Longmont, Colorado, USA
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New Mexico is an incredibly diverse place both in terms of setting and demographics. Founded as a Spanish colony with Native American communities that go back centuries, New Mexico has a fascinating history. Here they also set off the world's first nuclear weapon.

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Dresden, Tennessee

New Mexico is personally my favorite state. So beautiful.

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Boston, Massachusetts

i loved all my trips!!!!:)

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Middlefield, Connecticut

Great place

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Anchorage, Alaska, USA
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