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Jul 192011
 
Fun Things To Do In New Mexico

Ranch experience, a ghost tour, magnificent scenery and loads of history – this heady combination is available for you in the various towns of New Mexico. A visit to the Carlsbad Caverns national park will be full of adventure and excitement. It is best to take ranger – guided tours which are about four hours […]

Jul 192011
 
New Mexico Vacation Spots

New Mexico is a desert state but it has an amazing variety of things that you can do like skiing, water rafting, visiting ancient civilizations and much more. There are many famous vacation spots in New Mexico, some  ideas are given here: The Carlsbad Caverns are situated in the Guadalupe Mountains near the border. No […]

Jul 182011
 
Things To Do In Farmington NM

Farmington is the biggest trading centre for the Navajos it is located near Four Corners. The Navajos call it Totah, meaning ‘the meeting place of waters’ as there is three rivers in the area. Two thirds of the surface water in Mexico is found in this area. It is 5395 ft above sea level. The […]

Jul 182011
 
Best Skiing In New Mexico

There are many mountains which have slopes for skiing in New Mexico. The most famous are the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. They are called ‘the blood of Christ’ because they are made of red rocks and this color deepens at sun set making the mountains look as if they are blood stained. Enchanted forest lies […]

Jul 182011
 
Things To Do In Taos New Mexico

Taos is a small town but it is rich in history and has a lot to offer as culture and sport. Taos is 400 years old. It is located 70 miles above Santa Fe amongst snow covered red mountains. It consists of three towns – the Spanish town, the Indian pueblo and the old Indian […]

Jul 182011
 
Acoma Sky City, New Mexico

Sky City is the oldest inhabited place in the United States. There were natives living there probably before 1539. It is located 80 miles west of Albuquerque. It is beautifully situated on top of a mesa with perpendicular cliffs on either side which are 350 feet high. A visitor center has a museum which is […]

Jul 182011
 
Mountainair, New Mexico

Mountainair is a small town in the middle of the state of New Mexico. It is 6495 feet above sea level and snowfall occurs only in the mountainous region. It has good weather with summer days and cool nights. It lies in the fertile Estancia Valley. You can see the Manzano Mountains on one side […]

Jul 182011
 
City Of Grants, NM

Grants is located 60 miles west of Albuquerque. It was established in 1862 and was known as Alamitos. Don Jesus Blea and his brother had a contract to build a railroad from the east to Alamitos. When it was completed it was renamed Grants after the two brothers and it became a coaling station. There […]

Jul 182011
 
Gila Wilderness New Mexico

The Gila wilderness was the world’s first wilderness area declared so in 1924. Now it has an area of 3,320,135 acres though earlier it was only one third the size. The thousand square miles of desert uplands is included in the wilderness. Cliff dwellings of the Mogollon civilisation are still present there. Remnants of cabins […]