New Mexico Destinations: Culturally Unique
New Mexico: The Land of EnchantmentNew Mexico well deserves its nickname "The Land of Enchantment." As you're sure to find, between the enormous blue skies, legendary landscapes, story-book weather and a state culture truly borne of a multiplicity of cultures, there is no other place in the world (much less the country) like New Mexico.
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Taos: A Mountain EscapeA destination defined by its legendary history, Taos is framed by the alpine peaks of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and home to the famed Taos Pueblo - one of New Mexico’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. A prominent blend of native, artistic and outdoor cultures collide in this eclectic enclave.
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Santa Fe: The City DifferentSanta Fe, our legendary state capital, brims with history, heritage and art. A landmark of Northern New Mexico, Santa Fe's Historic Plaza offers visitors a wealth of experiences ranging from history museums and public performances to more modern dining and nightlife attractions.
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Albuquerque: The Duke City
Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, is one of the most culturally diverse and historic cities in North America. Located on the historic crossroads of the Camino Real, the "King's Road," it blends a regal Spanish heritage with a cosmopolitan downtown, the hip and historic vibe of Nob Hill and the 1950s kitsch architecture found along old Route 66.
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Las Cruces: The City of Crosses
New Mexico’s third largest city blends a university feel with old Mexican charm. Las Cruces thrums with the rhythms of Mariachi music and the smoky heat of green chile (much of New Mexico’s famous crop come from the nearby Hatch Valley). Old West ranching history, flavored with Mexican heritage, can be found in the city’s museums and historic plaza.
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