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Dining Guide

Hungry? Eat Local.

With so many outstanding culinary options, there is no reason to bother with national chains or fast food.

Fishing at Vermejo Park Ranch

Adventures & Experiences

Check out the growing list of ways to entertain yourself, from educational to adrenalin rush. History and heritage cultural tours, eco-tours, rafting, hot air ballooning, paddle boarding and more.

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Spicy Gingersnaps

For spicy gingersnaps with a New Mexico kick, use hot red chile powder instead of cayenne, preferably Chimayo red chile.
Hannah & Nate's in Corrales Mini-Huevos rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Ranchers is a basic, go-to New Mexico breakfast that can be readily adapted based on the type of chile and how you cook the eggs.

Chile Fix

Red Rock Balloon Rally

Red Rock Balloon Rally

Red Rock Balloon Rally is 40+ years old, drawing 150-200 balloons to launch over the red sandstone bluffs east of Gallup in December.
Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Parade

Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial

Launched in September, 1922, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is one of the oldest celebrations of Native American art and culture.
Historic Taos Inn on Paseo del Pueblo

Historic Taos Inn | Taos

Taos Inn is a relaxed place to stay. Charming details in every guest-room, from antique furniture and hand-carved doors, to cozy fireplaces.
Bear Mountain Lodge

Bear Mountain Lodge | Silver City

Located outside of Silver City, Bear Mountain Lodge offers refined and restful accommodations in breathtaking surroundings, with easy access to hiking, cycling, horseback riding, bird watching, nature study and wilderness.


Popay was the leader of the Pueblo Revolt

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...


Trinity Site Blast

Manhattan Project

New Mexico played a pivotal role in the Manhattan Project, a program to produce the first nuclear weapons during World War II.


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Camping in Northeast New Mexico

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | A - J If you are looking for places to go camping in northeast New Mexico, here's a list...
Horseman's Haven breakfast burrito

Horseman’s Haven | Santa Fe

Horseman's Haven has been a local favorite in Santa Fe since 1981, known for delicious New Mexican cuisine and fiery green chile.

Websites & Blogs

Cities of Dust

One of my favorites when it comes to Ghost Towns. They have been exploring the forgotten communities of New Mexico's past for years.

Western Digs

A wonderful blog delving into the archaeology of the American West (by a friend and former co-worker).

Gil's Thrilling & Fulfilling Blog

Create the perfect front yard and backyard landscapes with our gardening tips.


Resort Properties of Angel Fire

Lodging Guide

Southwestern serenity

Looking for a place to stay during your next vacation or weekend getaway? Check out these locally owned businesses, from luxurious hotels to dude ranches bordering wilderness.