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Experience the spicy mix that is New Mexico - from ancient Native cultures to the piquant blend of Hispanic and European traditions. The art, the soul and the stories that are New Mexico reside in our celebrated museums, legendary historic sites, and majestic monuments to a time long past. Savor the best the West has to offer, whether in the drama of the open plains, the fragrance of a piņon fire, the lonely howl of the coyote, or in the magic of unrivaled theatre, opera and dance.
Discover the secrets of the anasazi. This region of New Mexico is home to Chaco Culture National Historic Park and features dramatic rock formations and mysteries. Here you can visit the Navajo Nation and fly-fish in the world-class San Juan River.
New Mexico's largest lake, Elephant Butte, can be found here along with the famous Hatch chile festival. Take a self-guided tour of the Very Large Array Radio Astronomy Observatory - the world's largest radio-telescope array. Visit Ft. Selden State Monument or the NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. Camp in the picturesque City of Rocks State Park.
North Central Region
Welcome to an area of New Mexico full of colorful scenes that surprise and delight its visitors. This is the landscape that inspired Georgia O'keeffe. This region offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the country. New Mexico's highest mountain, Wheeler Peak at 13,161 feet, dominates the landscape of the Enchanted Circle between Taos and Angel Fire. Santa Fe is world-renowned for its art galleries and marketplaces and is home to North America's oldest church.
Here you can find the Kodak International Balloon Fiesta, Sandia Peak Ski Area and Worlds Longest Tramway, the Albuquerque Biological Park, numerous museums, art galleries, performance halls, vinyards, and historic Route 66. Albuquerque, located in the Central Region, is New Mexico's largest city and the entryway for most visitors to New Mexico.
Step back in time and re-live hundreds of years of history. Here you can visit Fort Union National Monument near Las Vegas and discover ancient ruins at Pecos National Historic Park. In this region you can find the Kit Carson Museum, and talk to ghosts at the St. James Hotel or SCUBA dive in Santa Rosa's Blue Hole.Southeast Region
Welcome to one of the most diverse regions of New Mexico. Here you can find ancient symbols at Three Rivers Petroglyph National Recreation Site, the Space Center/International Space Hall of Fame, and some of the largest caves in the world at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Southeast NM is also home to White Sands National Monument near Alamogordo and world-famous skiing and horseracing in Ruidoso.
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