All posts in NM Attractions

  • Alameda Park Zoo
    Alameda Park Zoo
    November 18, 2013, Comments Off on Alameda Park Zoo

    In the town of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the Alameda Park Zoo is said to be the oldest zoo in the Southwest and was established in 1898. It also happens to […]

  • Very Large Array
    Top 5 Space Destinations in New Mexico
    June 30, 2013, Comments Off on Top 5 Space Destinations in New Mexico

    The dry, clear air of New Mexico creates ideal conditions for viewing the stars and staring up at the vastness of space. That means there are plenty of locations in […]

  • Albuquerque Skyline
    Top 10 Things to do in Albuquerque
    June 5, 2013, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Albuquerque

    Albuquerque, population 840,000, is a city of modern high-tech industry and research, but retains strong roots to the past. From the ancient rock carvings of the Native Americans who lived […]

  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
    Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
    May 7, 2013, Comments Off on Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

    Owned and operated by the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a fantastic place to explore the Native American history and heritage of the Southwest. […]

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    Santa Fe Southern Railway
    December 12, 2011, Comments Off on Santa Fe Southern Railway

    Known as “the Santa Fe,” the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway came to Santa Fe in 1880 and has remained in nearly continuous operation since then. Today, a part […]

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    The Mysterious Staircase of Loretto Chapel
    February 23, 2011, Comments Off on The Mysterious Staircase of Loretto Chapel

    At the end of the Old Santa Fe Trail stands Loretto Chapel, but at least one part of its construction is shrouded in great mystery. In 1850, a Spanish Bishop […]

  • Chaves County Courthouse
    Roswell, New Mexico
    July 20, 2010, 1 Comment

    In the summer of 1947, during a severe thunderstorm, something happened in Roswell, New Mexico. A UFO supposedly crashed northwest of the town. Just exactly what crashed has been raising […]

  • Rattlesnake
    American International Rattlesnake Museum
    December 1, 2009, Comments Off on American International Rattlesnake Museum

    No other creature in the Southwest inspires such fear and dread as the rattlesnake. Even animals brought over from other countries instinctively react to the warning rattle of this deadly […]

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    Top 10 Things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico
    November 13, 2009, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Santa Fe, New Mexico is recognized as one of the most intriguing cities in the nation, thanks in part to the preservation of many of its historic buildings, as we […]

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