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  • New Mexico's Best Hiking Trails

    At just about every turn in the Land of Enchantment, whether you're high in the mountains or low in a dramatic river canyon, hiking opportunities abound. Six national forests cover many thousands of acres around New Mexico, as do 34 state parks and a number of other national and state monuments and recreation areas. The ski areas make for great mountaineering during the warmer months, and the state's many Native American ruins are also laced with trails.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 26, 2009 at 9:47:10 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • The 7 Most Inspiring Sights in the American Southwest

    From blazing sunsets to gigantic caverns full of bats, here's where to find the magic of the Southwest.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 13, 2009 at 12:11:29 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: Virgin Gorda, sacramento, Sacramento, montauk, Montauk, melbourne, Melbourne, edinburgh, Edinburgh
  • Scenic New Mexico: Snapshots from Fodor's Members

    New Mexico's spectacular landscapes and crystal-clear atmosphere are an amateur photographer's dream. Many of the common scenes around the state seem tailor-made for photography sessions: terra-cotta-hued adobe buildings against azure-blue skies, dramatic rain clouds contrasting with vermilion sunsets, and so on.... It's no surprise, then, that we've received some stunning images for our "Show Us Your New Mexico" photo contest, which runs through May 15th. Here are a few that caught our eye.... Submit your photo | View a slideshow of recent entries.... Windy Point "This beautiful panoramic view was taken between Chama and Osier while riding the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in late September 2008. I believe this was called Windy Point. Both the railroad and highway go around this mountain."
    Submitted by Tbirds69
    Location: Chama Area
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    Tent Rocks Park "This is a wonderful park between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. You have to drive through...

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 01, 2009 at 10:06:03 AM EDT in Trip Ideas