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

New Mexico - New Mexico National Parks - Valles Caldera National Preserve

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

New Mexico - Fishing Elephant Butte State Park, New Mexico

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 […]

26 Stunning Scenic Drives in New Mexico

New Mexico Scenic Drives

Abo Pass Trail Abo Pass Trail is located near Abo Pueblo, New Mexico and it covers 31 miles of road. This scenic trail connects the Eastern part of Abo Pueblo and Belen. It also connects El Camino Real Scenic Byway to Salt Missions Scenic Byway. It was established in 1450 and is one of the […]

11 Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites Near Route 66

USA - Arizona - The Crystal Forest in the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.

If you love to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be excited to know that there are eleven US Unesco World Heritage Sites and Tentative Sites that you can see on Route 66. Some are cultural sites while some are natural wonders, but they are each worth putting on your Route 66 itinerary! Can’t read […]

The Big Route 66 Bucket List: 50 Can’t-Miss Things to See on Route 66

Historic Route 66 sign against blue sky in the state of California, USA

Heading out on Route 66? While there are thousands of things to see on Route 66, you obviously can’t see every single national park, major city, and roadside attraction on the Mother Road unless you have months to explore. So use this Route 66 bucket list to plan your trip. Can’t read now? Pin for […]

The 10 Best Major Cities on Route 66 You Need to See

USA - Illinois - Chicago - Downtown Chicago & Lake Michigan

Dreaming of a Route 66 road trip and not sure where to stop along the way? While the best parts of the Mother Road are often exploring the off-beat places and hidden gems, you also want to take advantage of spending some time in the best major cities on Route 66. Whether you have enough […]

Best Small Towns in New Mexico

New Mexico - Albuquerque - Blue Castle Automotive

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, […]

25 Hilarious Route 66 Puns & Instagram Caption Inspiration

USA - Catoosa - Iconic huge Blue Whale roadside attraction by swimming hole on Route 66 in Oklahoma on a winter day

Looking for ideas for photograph or Instagram captions for your Route 66 road trip? Here are my favorite Route 66 puns and jokes to make your trip even better! Can’t read now? Pin for later! The Best Route 66 Puns & Jokes Here are my favorite Route 66 puns. It’s time to Chica-go on our […]