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Tinkertown - 121 Sandia Crest Road, Sandia Park, NM - one of the truly wonderful roadside attractions for all ages. HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED

Museum of International Folk Art - 706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, New Mexico - a really wonderful museum

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture - 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, New Mexico - Great exhibits of American Indian culture

Pecos National Historic Park - Las Vegas, New Mexico - Pecos preserves 12,000 years of history including the ancient pueblo of Pecos, two Spanish Colonial Missions, Santa Fe Trail sites, 20th century ranch history of Forked Lightning Ranch, and the site of the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass.

Loretto Chapel - 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico - featuring the mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico - Exhibitions of the origins and geological history of the Southwest

Rio Grande Gorge - US 64, Taos, New Mexico - Don't miss this 800-foot-deep gorge - Free admission

Victory Ranch - Las Vegas, New Mexico - the largest alpaca ranch in the southwest, currently with over 200 head and 1100 acres.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Carlsbad, NM - more than 100 known caves, including Lechuguilla Cave—the nation's deepest limestone cave at 1,567 feet (478m) and fourth longest. See one of the world's largest underground chambers and countless formations, is highly accessible, with a variety of tours offered year-round.

Jackalope International - in various locations throughout New Mexico - a good place to buy souvenirs

International UFO Museum and Research Center - 114 North Main Street, Roswell, New Mexico - This place was organized to inform the public about what has come to be known as "The Roswell Incident."

 


 

 

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