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River of Lights
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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 […]

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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 evid ...

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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-l ...

Valles Caldera: New Mexico’s Supervolcano

August 22, 2016, 1 Comment

There are six known supervolcanoes on dry land, while some six more are located under the oceans. Three of these supervolcanoes are in the United Stat ...

  • Fort Union National Monument
    July 29, 2016, Comments Off on Fort Union National Monument

    Fort Union, guardian of the Santa Fe Trail during its heyday, was established in 1851. In actual fact, three forts were built, one after the other, on the plains of […]

  • Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico
    July 3, 2016, 1 Comment

    Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Acoma people were being raided by their Apache and Navajo neighbors, particularly during harvest time or to take women and children for slaves. The Acoma […]

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    Top 10 Things to do in New Mexico
    June 1, 2016, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in New Mexico

    New Mexico, the “land of enchantment,” lives up to its reputation for beautiful locations and great things to see and do. From mountains to deserts, sand dunes to snow capped […]

  • Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
    March 26, 2016, Comments Off on Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

    Located on the central Rio Grande River flyway, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is a fun place to view the thousands of birds (dozens […]

  • Taos, New Mexico
    March 16, 2016, 1 Comment

    Taos, New Mexico has been a popular stopping place, not just recently, but for over 6,000 years, thanks in part to the Rio Grande River. The Taos valley was created, […]

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