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 peaks, New Mexico has it all when it comes to natural wonders. It also has some incredible attractions and events that make the state a […]

Four Corners Monument

Four Corners Monument is a fun side trip when you are touring the Southwest U.S. It is the only place in the United States where four states intersect at one point: Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. If you are very agile, you can have your photo taken with your legs in two states and your […]

The Difference Between a Butte, Mesa and Plateau

When traveling in the Southwest, you will discover plenty of the geologic and landscape features that end with the word butte, mesa or plateau — for instance, Coyote Butte, Grand Mesa, Colorado Plateau. In each instance, these geologic features have a flat top surface with relatively steep sides. So if they all have flat tops […]