Tuesday, July 16, 2019

New Mexico Nomad

A New Mexican that enjoys exploring back roads and learning more about the history of the Land of Enchantment.

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Pendaries Lodge | Rociada

Jean Pendaries moved from France and settled in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He built and operated the Plaza Hotel until 1875 and then sold...

Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge spans 57,191 acres of wilderness south of Socorro. The refuge offers a safari opportunity in the high desert, particularly...

Celina’s Biscochitos

Celina’s Biscochitos was born when the economy slumped and the housing market collapsed.  Although those conditions may not seem conducive to launching a business,...

Las Cruces Travel Guide

Things to see and do Achenback Canyon bouldering Easily accessible, but seldom hiked trail accessed by the road to Soledad Canyon. It is a bit more...

Las Cruces Trails

Aden Hills No fee. Located about 20 miles west of Las Cruces, the area offers a variety of trails for hiking and biking, with several...

Mesilla

Mesilla Humans have inhabited the Mesilla Valley for thousands of years, from ancient hunter-gatherers to the Mogollon and, later, the Mansos. The river provided a...

Las Cruces

Doña Ana County Doña Ana County, established in 1852, is one of thirty-three counties in New Mexico. It is the second-most populated county in the...

Madrid

Not A Ghost Town Anymore Located midway on the Turquoise Trail, the village of Madrid is often referred to as a ghost town, though the...

Cerrillos

The community of Cerrillos exudes the rugged charm and rustic simplicity of the Old West. Cottonwoods line the dirt streets, with adobe homes surrounded...

Turquoise Trail

The U.S. Department of Transportation combined the Sandia Crest Scenic Byway (NM 536) and the Turquoise Trail Scenic & Historic Byway (NM 14) into...
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