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  • The Other Lost Dutchman Gold Mine
    February 4, 2017, Comments Off on The Other Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

    There are actually several mines known as the Lost Dutchman in the Southwest. The most famous, of course, is the Lost Dutchman Mine in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. But […]

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    Christmas Trees of the Southwest
    December 25, 2016, Comments Off on Christmas Trees of the Southwest

    If you are looking for the perfect Christmas tree, look no farther than the Christmas Trees of the Southwest on the nearest mountain slope in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico or […]

  • River of Lights
    River of Lights in Albuquerque
    December 20, 2016, Comments Off on River of Lights in Albuquerque

    Celebrate the holidays with a river of glowing lights in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The city literally glows at night during the Christmas season, in part due to the traditional luminarias […]

  • Colorado Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
    Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
    December 13, 2016, Comments Off on Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra

    The music of a Colorado Christmas with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is a marvelous way to usher in the holidays. The CSO is the region’s only professional full-time orchestra […]

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    The Legend of the Lost Opata Mine
    December 7, 2016, Comments Off on The Legend of the Lost Opata Mine

    According to the legend, a huge pile of silver from the Lost Opata Mine remains buried and is guarded by the skeletal remains of a Mayo Indian Princess. Both the […]

  • Desert Botanical Garden
    Top 10 Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona
    December 2, 2016, 1 Comment

    For more than 1,000 years, the Hohokam peoples occupied the land that would become Phoenix and The Valley of the Sun. These amazing people created 135 miles of irrigation canals, […]

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    New Mexico’s First Early Inhabitants
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on New Mexico’s First Early Inhabitants

    As far back as 12,000 years ago, New Mexico drew early humans to its lands and bounty. Though the landscape changed radically over the years, the evidence of their presence […]

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    Utah Fun Facts
    November 24, 2016, Comments Off on Utah Fun Facts

    Utah has a unique history when many memorable moments. It was first explored on behalf of Spain by Franciscan friars Escalante and Dominguez in 1776. In 1824 the famous American […]

  • Baby Doe Tabor
    Baby Doe and the Matchless Mine
    November 20, 2016, Comments Off on Baby Doe and the Matchless Mine

    During Colorado’s halcyon days, when gold and silver poured from the mountains, there was no greater triumph and no greater fall than that of Horace Austin Warner (“Haw”) Tabor, Augusta […]

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    Elephant Lake and Elephant Lake State Park
    November 16, 2016, Comments Off on Elephant Lake and Elephant Lake State Park

    Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake State Park is the state’s largest and most popular park. The 40-mile-long reservoir offers all sort of […]

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