Southwestern New Mexico Travel Guide
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Plan Your Southwestern New Mexico Vacation
Calling southwestern New Mexico a borderland may seem a bit obvious, but it is one in the broadest possible sense. The proximity of Mexico is inescapable as you travel through the region, but so is the delightful blend of the people whose cultures have met and mingled in this area since long before there was a border. Southwestern New Mexico is a trove of diversity, from the scenery, to the people and their cultures, to the food.
Whether they're historic lodgings or chain hotels, you'll find many of the accommodations in this part of the state incorporate Spanish influences in their...read more
The cost of a meal in this area is extremely reasonable, although the food options are limited compared to what you'll find farther north. There are a couple...read more
Things To Do in Southwestern New Mexico
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Mineral soak: Immersing yourself in hot mineral water is an absolute delight, and between the healing waters in Truth or Consequences and the... Read more
Spaceport America. It may be hard to imagine as you gaze into the infinite blue of New Mexico's southern sky, but someday soon those wispy contrails... Read more
Symbols of Catholicism seem to be a hallmark of New Mexico, and visitors seek out adobe churches to photograph, and colorful religious icons... 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