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It is difficult (or impossible) to get well-loved specialty food items from New Mexico once you leave the state. Blue corn meal, green and red chile snacks, masa, sopapilla mix, and chicos aren't common fare in other parts of the country. However, there are local businesses who make outstanding products and happily ship nationwide.

Georgia O'Keeffe

"All the earth colors of the painter's palette are out there in the many miles of badlands."

Recent Articles

Autumn bosque acequias

Acequias

In a drought prone region, with few reliable waterways, the Rio Grande is the primary source of water in central New Mexico. The river...
Great Kiva

Chaco Canyon National Historical Park

Americans are often preoccupied with ancient cultures on faraway shores, but New Mexicans have the ruins of an ancient, advanced civilization, on par with...
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Salmon Ruins & Heritage Park

Chaco Canyon was once the cultural capital of a civilization that dominated the Four Corners region. It spawned over 75 outlier colonies in the...

Epic Events

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Autumn bosque acequias

Acequias

In a drought prone region, with few reliable waterways, the Rio Grande is the primary source of water in central New Mexico. The river...
Shiprock and lava dike

Shiprock

Shiprock is an iconic stone sentinel, rising 1583 feet above the stark plains of northwestern New Mexico. The National Park Service designated Shiprock as...

Plains of San Agustin

Part of the allure of the American West is the wide-open spaces. There is a thrilling sensation when staring down a long stretch of...

Dining

New Mexico has a fantastic local food scene. In most communities, you are doing yourself a disservice if you eat at chain restaurants.

Whereas it would be overwhelming to catalogue all of them, here are some local favorites. Feedback, suggestions and tips from other locals is welcomed and appreciated!

Bison Flank Steak

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Entering Zuni land

Tours of Zuni Pueblo

Zuni Pueblo is the largest of the nineteen New Mexican Pueblos. It covers more than 700 square miles and has a population of over...
Inn of the Mountain Gods golf course

Adventures at Inn of the Mountain Gods

Indoor and Outdoor Recreation Inn of the Mountain Gods is nestled in the beauty of the Sacramento Mountains outside of Ruidoso. It is New Mexico’s...
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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

In the center of New Mexico’s largest city, there is a place inspired by thousand-year-old master architects. The drum beats. The moccasins strike the...

Lodging

Looking for where to stay on your next New Mexico vacation or weekend getaway?

Check our the Nomad Lodging Guide where the focus is on interesting, unique, or luxurious lodging by locals.

History

Great Kiva

Chaco Canyon National Historical Park

Americans are often preoccupied with ancient cultures on faraway shores, but New Mexicans have the ruins of an ancient, advanced civilization, on par with...
Salmon Ruins kiva

Salmon Ruins & Heritage Park

Chaco Canyon was once the cultural capital of a civilization that dominated the Four Corners region. It spawned over 75 outlier colonies in the...
Path through Aztec Ruins

Aztec Ruins

Aztec Ruins National Monument Encompassing 320-acres bordering the City of Aztec in northwestern New Mexico, Aztec Ruins provides a glimpse into an ambitious urban planning...

Ghost Towns

Dawson, New Mexico

Ghost towns litter the back roads in New Mexico. Miners settled most of these abandoned communities, extracting a variety of precious minerals and ores from the mountains and canyons throughout New Mexico, including gold,...

Spanish Missions

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 was one of the most significant events in New Mexico’s history. The revolt wasn’t successful in terms of permanently driving the Spanish from New Mexico. It was successful in...

Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Green Chile Chicken Enchilada casserole is comfort food. This recipe is based on the method I inherited from my grandmother, the best cook I’ve ever known and a green chile connoisseur....