Mornings Can Be Chile!

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The True Outdoors

If there's an outside activity and you like doing it, you can do it here in abundance. See More

The Art of New Mexico

It’s almost as if New Mexico is a work of art in itself. See More

The Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail

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True New Mexico Culture

Some of the New Mexico’s most unique events involve its undeniable culture. See More

New Mexico Holds Adventure for the Entire Family

When you plan your trip to New Mexico, you can count on plenty of adventures for the whole family. See More

New Mexico's True History

Few places on earth offer the rich history and blend of cultures you’ll find in New Mexico. See More

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New Mexico True Television

Episode Seven: Southwest New Mexico

Begin your adventure with two of New Mexico’s most legendary green chile cheeseburgers in San Antonio, then soak your way through the natural hot springs in Truth or Consequences. Find out how “T or C” got it’s name at the Geronimo Springs Museum, check out the ghost town of Chloride, and dive in to New Mexico’s largest body of water in Elephant Butte.

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Michael's Blog

With so much to see and do in New Mexico, it’s hard to decide where to begin your trip. Come along with our host, Michael Newman, as he explores the state’s most memorable destinations (and meets a few interesting characters along the way).

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New Mexico True Adventures Things to Do & Places to See

Bird Watching Adventures

Birding in the Gila Wilderness

Southwest New Mexico has a reputation for being a bit of birders’ paradise! The lush riparian river valleys, scenic mountains and canyons, and the surrounding lands of the Gila National Forest attract over 300 species.

Ghost Towns

Visit the Past

They are ghost towns now. But in the late 1800s, each had a moment of glory that blazed and died like a sudden flame.

Camping & Hiking

Visit the Great Outdoors

Federal and state lands offer an abundance of public hiking trails and campgrounds, and several Native American reservations and pueblos permit camping, hiking, hunting and fishing


Allan Houser: Sculpting a Century New Mexico Magazine


Sculpting a Century

One hundred years after Allan Houser’s birth, a major exhibition celebrates his art and influence.


Institutional Memories

The new Drury Hotel revives a landmark piece of Santa Fe property for the 21st century.


25 Reasons to Love Farmington

This Four Corners mainstay may fly under the radar—but it’s out of this world. Wake up in a cave, cycle down a mountain, treasure hunt in trading posts, time-travel to prehistory, and recover with top-notch tapas and a locally microbrewed pint. (That’s just Day 1.)


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