New Mexico called the Land of enchantment is a part of the Mountain State and is located in the southwest region of the United States. It is a state which offers a large number of attractions that can be enjoyed by the visitors who come here every year. The museums, the scenic beauty, the amusement parks and the different activities offered by the state gets a thumb up from the tourist who gets here. The cuisine and the wine in New Mexico is also among the things that attracts the tourists year after year. Explore the state and enjoy the vacation you have never had or dreamed of before.
New Mexico is rich in its scenic beauty which mesmerises anyone, the food and the shopping experience here is also among the best and you will just fall in love with the place once you get here.
Some of the attractions in New Mexico you should never miss are:
Have you ever wished to take a stroll into a volcano? The Capulin Volcano is one of the very few volcanoes that invite you to take a walk into it. The two mile road that runs to the summit of the volcano takes you to two self guided trails, one going to the vent at the bottom and the other encircling the rim. Thousands of tourists come here to get their bit of 'volcano experience' and explore what is hidden inside it. The view from the top of the volcano is also one of the reasons why you should visit this monument. Get into the heart of the volcano and explore the mysteries of a real volcano.
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Country||United States|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument State||New Mexico|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Region||Union County, New Mexico|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument District||Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Elevation||2,494 m (8,182 ft)|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Coordinates||36°46′56″N 103°58′12″W|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Area||3.21 km² (1 sq mi)|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Geology||Cinder cone volcano|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Founded||U.S. National Monument|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Date||August 9, 1916|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Management||National Park Service|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument Visitation||57,442 (2004)|
Named after the notorious outlaw of New Mexico, the historic byway provides an incomparable experience of mountain scenery, sports and recreational areas and much more along it. The Hubbard's museum located here invites you to a different world exhibiting antique collection from the past, like the life sized bronze horse, stage coaches and Indian art exhibit. The Spencer theatre for Performing Arts, the mountain resorts town Ruidoso, the Mescalero Apache lands and much more can be enjoyed along the historic byway.
This is a vast area of evergreen forest, aspen and shrubs around the Santa Fe National Forest. The Hyde Memorial State park is one of the best places to pack your picnic lunch and enjoy the wildlife and inviting natural beauty. You can watch coyotes, racoons, porcupines and rich varieties of birds and butterfly in their natural habitat in you can wait cautiously for a bit of time. The Hyde State Park also offers snow shoeing, sledging and cross country skiing during winter.
|Hyde Memorial State Park|
|Hyde Memorial State Park Country||United States|
|Hyde Memorial State Park State||New Mexico|
|Hyde Memorial State Park County||Santa Fe County|
|Hyde Memorial State Park Coordinates||35°44′12″N 105°50′10″W|
|Hyde Memorial State Park IUCN Category||V - Protected Landscape/Seascape|
New Mexico has a number of hot springs at different location along it which offers a bubbling basin of natural water. These springs are believed to have healing property and is visited by tourists from around the world to enjoy and sooth their body and soul. Some even claims that the 'fountain of Youth' is present among these hot spring and these relaxing and curing springs are one reason New Mexico has its share of visitors. But many of these medicinal hot springs are present in the very remotest part of the state and hence, a bit of hiking and climbing would be needed to reach them. Enjoy a bath in these bubbling hot springs which can have a temperature up to 100o F.
This historic town in Albuquerque is one place where you can walk through the cobblestoned path and enjoy shopping at the many interesting little shops on the sides. This serene village also has a number of restaurants where you can enjoy eating when you take a break from shopping. Take some piece of Mexico with you from one of these little shops which exhibit a number of interesting stuffs. The real wonder about the old town shopping is that you will never get tired of it and can go on from morning till evening shopping and enjoying every place.
Enjoy your next vacation at the beautiful state of New Mexico which is indeed a land of Enchantment.
|New Mexico Featured Attraction||Address|
|New Mexico Museum of Space History||Alamogordo, New Mexico|
|Teako's Giants of Hatch||Hatch, New Mexico|
|Space Murals Museum||Organ, New Mexico|
|Tinkertown||Sandia Park, New Mexico|
|El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine||Chimayo, New Mexico|
|International UFO Museum And Research Center||Roswell, New Mexico|
|Monument to the Flying Paper Boy||Queen, New Mexico|