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New Mexico Events
Gathering of Nations
 

Gathering of Nations is held the last weekend of April in Albuquerque. It is the largest pow wow in the world, with participants from over 500 tribes throughout North America. In 2017, the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico, with multiple language groups and traditions, performed the Buffalo Dance together to demonstrate support and solidarity with Standing Rock. I

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Balloon Fiesta 2017
 

There is nothing quite like the sight of balloons taking flight before first light, like colorful fireflies illuminating the sky. The International Balloon Fiesta is the best time to witness this phenomenon on a massive scale, as close to 1000 balloons take part in the nation's largest balloon rally, which is held annually during the first week of October.

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The Cave Digger
 

For the past 25 years, Ra Paulette has been carving out man-made caves from the sandstone hills of New Mexico, and then sculpting these spaces into works of art he calls wilderness shrines. They are unbelievable works of art by a quiet, humble man that simply enjoys shaping beauty from the stone.

New Mexico People
What do you love about NM?
 

Looking for local insight? I decided to get input from other locals by roaming around Albuquerque asking random strangers what they love about New Mexico. The responses reflected many of my favorites, but I realized I need to do the same project in Las Cruces to gather suggestions from southern New Mexico. Soon!

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EXPLORE LAS CRUCES

A guide to Las Cruces, from restaurants and lodging to national monuments and trails.

LODGING GUIDE

From unique accommodations to luxurious retreats, the Nomad lodging guide focuses on locally owned lodging throughout the state.

GILA CLIFF DWELLINGS

Tucked into the beauty of the Gila Wilderness, the Gila Cliff Dwellings were occupied for approximately 20 years by Mogollon families in the late 1200s.

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

From outdoor activities to rejuvenating retreats, New Mexico has unique adventures for all.

Road Trips

HWY 4 | THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS

A convenient day trip or weekend getaway from Albuquerque or Santa Fe. This route provides options: Bandelier, Jemez Monument, hiking, biking, camping, fishing...relaxation amidst beauty.

HWY 84 | THE RIO CHAMA CORRIDOR

Among the many enticing possibilities on this route: Ghost Ranch, Georgia O'Keeffe home/studio tour, Plaza Blanca, multiple lakes, Ojo Caliente, Ra Paulette's cave and the Cumbres Toltec railroad.

HWY 14 | THE TURQUOISE TRAIL

Three mining towns. Three minerals. The first gold rush west of the Mississippi was in Golden. Largest deposit of Anthracite coal was in Madrid. Cerrillos has been mined for turquoise since 500 BC.

SPANISH MISSIONS

A GUIDE TO NEW MEXICO'S REMAINING MISSIONS

"Once you have been to New Mexico, it will itch you for the rest of your life."

Georgia O'Keeffe

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