Category Archives: New Mexico

The 18 National Parks in New Mexico: Why & How to Visit Each One!

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New Mexico is a stunning destination for anyone looking to explore a natural or cultural wonder. The state is practically bursting at the seams with beauty and awe-inspiring sites. Here are the US National Parks in New Mexico so you can plan your own New Mexico adventure! Can’t read now? Pin for later! How to […]

13 Best Beaches in New Mexico for a Fun-Filled New Mexico Beach Weekend

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Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in New Mexico you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? Yes, these are New Mexico lake beaches, but what’s more Americana than a lake […]

8 Fairytale Castles in New Mexico fit for a Queen (or King!)

New Mexico - A historic castle on a hill with trees surrounding it, a playing field in the foreground and a bright blue cloudy sky in the background.

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in New Mexico can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best New Mexico castles which you can find […]

Best Small Towns in New Mexico

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Cloudcroft Cloudcroft is a small community with a population of about 674. This town boasts charming greenery, which has to do with its location within the Lincoln National Forest.  Cloudcroft was founded as a resort town in 1899. Now, 121 years later, many visitors still come to explore the beautiful nature, impressive architecture, stunning mountains, […]