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June 16, 2017, No comments

Despite the bulk of the state being classified as arid or desert terrain, New Mexico bursts into bloom in the summer months, particularly in the mountains. Almost anywhere in the […]

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Bottomless Lakes State Park

May 21, 2017, Comments Off on Bottomless Lakes State Park

Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 14 miles southeast of Roswell, New Mexico, on the east edge of the Pecos River valley. The biggest question to ...

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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 pa ...

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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-long reservoir offers all sort of […]

  • 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 States: Yellowstone in Wyoming, Long […]

  • 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 […]

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