Last Minute New Mexico Vacations
Last Minute New Mexico vacations? If you are inclined towards the arts and absolutely spectacular scenery, or just plain adventure. One of the reasons New Mexico is also called the Land of Enchantment
is that it is a land of contrasts. When you travel to New Mexico, the
verdure of the mountain forests and the crimson rock of the sunny mesas
will take your breath away.
see traditional Indian and Hispanic cultures side by side. You can
visit art galleries, shop for artists' wares and enjoy fine cuisine in
sophisticated cities such as Taos and Santa Fe and explore native and ancient cultures in tiny rural villages and ancient pueblo dwellings.
Mexico's largest city. It's home to several busy Indian Gaming Casinos,
the International Balloon Fiesta, and the Albuquerque Sandia Peak
Tramway, the world's longest.
contrasts of this beautiful land attract artists and travelers from
around the world. The most difficult challenge in planning any last
minute vacations in New Mexico is choosing where -- from the many
amazing places -- to spend your time.
you only have a weekend, any one of the following destinations (a short
list) would be well worth the trip. And if you're lucky enough to have
a week or more, combine two or more of the stops for a New Mexico
vacation you won't soon forget. The state boasts 23 scenic
byways and historic trails, six of which are national level byways.
Experiencing the views and solitude from these highways and trails
would be enough to quench your thirst for beauty of any New Mexico
vacations for a long while.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
and cave exploration for the outdoors lover. There are many trails and
caves here which are out of the way and not well known by tourists.
the southern part of the state, and home to New Mexico State
University. Las Cruces contains a small Mexican village--Mesilla--with
grand old haciendas, and where the slow pace of Mexico has not yet
caught up with hectic modern times.
many people who are considering vacations to New Mexico, you may be
something of an outdoor enthusiast. If that is the case, last minute
vacations to New Mexico truly would be the perfect ticket for you with
her National Parks.
White Sands National Monument--a
beautiful, very different, national park to take active kids (or kids
who've been cooped up in the car too long). This place is perfect for
camping out under a full moon.
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument --another extraordiary plcase to see the Anasazi Indian ruins. Gila National Park is another location with a seemingless endless supply a amazing hikes and scenery.
Chaco Canyon--a red rock canyon with ancient petroglyphs. A hike through this beautiful canyon will change forever how you think about time.
Mexico Vacations...you'll love its highways, mountain roads, vast
plains and burro trails which will take you mile by fascinating mile
through the ancient, historical, colorful landmarks of this stunningly
diverse Southwestern state.
New Mexico Tourism Official Site.
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