New Mexico State Map

Lay Of The Land – New Mexico

DID YOU KNOW …• New Mexico became the 47th state when it joined the Union on Jan. 6, 1912. • Santa Fe is the nation’s highest state capital, at 7,000 feet above sea level. • New Mexico is 121,589 square miles, making it the fifth-largest state. • There are approximately 2.08 million people living in New Mexico, which comes out …

Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Photo courtesy Getty ImagesBookended by the Low-and-slow Río Grande and Granite Sandía Mountain Cliffs, Modern-day Albuquerque is Home to Creatives and Scientists in Equal Measure. Spanish Settlers Founded the Duke City in 1706. Today, It’s Known for Its Food Scene, Nightlife, and Easy-to-access Outdoor Recreation. High And Mighty On The Horizon Sawmill Reborn DON’T MISS Sandia Peak Tramway This aerial …

Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Photography by Getty ImagesAdobe. Red Chile. World-class Museums. Cultural Festivals. These Are Just A Few Hallmarks Of New Mexico’s Capital City. From Shopping For Native Art Around A 400-year-old Plaza To Experiencing An Open-air Performance At The World-renowned Santa Fe Opera, The City Different Has A Vibe All Its Own. The Marvelous Margarita The Right Notes Spa Meditations DON’T MISS …

Taos

Taos, New Mexico

Photography by Getty ImagesSituated In Northern New Mexico Between Some Of The State’s Tallest Peaks And The Depths Of The Rio Grande Gorge, Taos Has Many Identities. It’s A Place For Steep-and-deep Skiing At Taos Ski Valley, Gallery Hopping Around The Plaza, And Sipping Craft Beer While Taking In Views Of The Sagebrush Mesa. Picture Perfect Getting To Know You …

Las Vegas New Mexico

Las Vegas Renaissance

El Fidel Hotel’s Meadows BarA once-forgotten railroad town moves full steam ahead. By Carolyn Graham Photography by Sergio Salvador Unlike the identically named city in Nevada, northern New Mexico’s Las Vegas doesn’t like to show off. The Land of Enchantment’s rendition of Las Vegas — which means “the meadows” in Spanish — sticks close to its Wild West roots, preferring …

Upcoming New Mexico Attractions

On the Horizon

Ten 3.Photograph by Jeff Caven, Courtesy Ten 3.A look at Albuquerque’s latest and greatest. Tasty New Heights Sandia Peak Tramway — one of Albuquerque’s most notable attractions — has opened the doors of a new restaurant. Ten 3 cantilevers off the Sandia Mountains’ peak at more than 10,000 feet near the terminus of the Sandia Peak Tramway. Nearly every seat …

Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico

Los Alamos & Northern New Mexico

Los Alamos perches on the Pajarito Plateau. Photo by gettyimages.com/monamakelaAdventures abound in Northern New Mexico, from an adrenaline rush in Angel Fire, a train ride in Chama, or a cultural immersion at Bandelier National Monument and in Georgia O’Keeffe country. Plan to road trip from Santa Fe to Taos, cruising through the small villages along the High Road, where Spanish …

Gallup & Northwest New Mexico

La Ventana Arch at El Malpais National Monument is one of this region’s many natural wonders. Photo by Laurence ParentThis region is home to the Navajo Nation and three Pueblos, including Zuni, the state’s largest. Across the region, otherworldly landscapes beckon for hiking — and tracing the ancient and modern cultures living here. Gallup Gallup Day Trips

Ruidoso and Southeastern New Mexico

Ruidoso & Southeast New Mexico

White Sands National Monument Photo by gettyimages.com/aidongningSoutheastern New Mexico is a land of marvels, from the awe-inspiring depths of Carlsbad Caverns National Park and the glistening expanse of White Sands National Monument to the out-of-this-world history in Roswell and the quintessential mountain getaway of Ruidoso.RuidosoRuidoso Day Trips

Las Cruces & Southwest New Mexico

The crags of the Organ Mountains were named after its namesake instrument’s pipes. Photo by gettyimages.com/denistangneyjrSouthwestern New Mexico is rich in history and dramatic landscapes. The area includes two national monuments, Gila Cliff Dwellings and Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks, each a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Las Cruces Day Trips from Las Cruces