Northwestern New Mexico Travel Guide
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Plan Your Northwestern New Mexico Vacation
When you catch a New Mexican glibly saying they are "on Indian time," they're referring to a certain relaxed approach to schedules and numbers that is simply part of the way of life in their home state. But once you leave the urban areas of Albuquerque or Santa Fe and start winding your way through the red canyons of the northwestern New Mexican desert, the phrase seems to take on a new significance.
Farmington, Grants, and Gallup are well supplied with chain motels; Cuba also has a couple of decent motels, but Bloomfield has the nicest chain options...read more
Fast-food and familiar franchise restaurants thrive in this region, but there are also lots of reputable homegrown establishments. The B&Bs here most...read more
Things To Do in Northwestern New Mexico
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Chaco Canyon: Wander through the finely hewn sandstone ruins in Chaco Canyon and feel a mystic connection to Ancestral Puebloan cultures.... Read more
When you visit northwestern New Mexico, you'll have numerous opportunities to buy Native American arts, crafts, and souvenirs. But how can you... Read more
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My DW dropped me off at the Amtrak station a little after 8PM in CMO on 2/5. Read more
Day 1 - 28th Oct.(15 miles) Our weather reports had told us that overnight and morning would be the worst storms in the UK for 25 yrs. Got to be true as they had been forecasting it for days and days before. Read more