Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta™

The countdown is underway as we get closer to the 42nd, “Spirit of the Winds”, Balloon Fiesta, October 4-12! See More

Experience Fall Colors in New Mexico

With the high levels of rain received this summer, the fall foliage will be a spectacular display. See More

New Mexico True Trails

Find new ways to explore New Mexico. Attractions, Interactive Maps, and more... Get on the Trail

The Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail

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The Art of New Mexico

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

True New Mexico Culture

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

Michael's True Travels

New Mexico True Adventures Things to Do & Places to See

Fall Color Adventures

The Leaves, They Are a Changin’

Here is a list of just a few of the more well-known aspen-viewing areas in New Mexico, but certainly not the only ones, by any means: the Black Range, Hillsboro, Glenwood, the Turquoise Trail, Four Corners, Pecos, and Cimarron – the list is nearly endless.

True New Mexican Originals

Follow our Culinary Trails

NMTD has the answer to the most important road trip question – “Where do we eat?” Just follow the Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail, the Breakfast Burrito Byway or find one of New Mexico’s True Culinary Treasures

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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


A New Mexico A-ha! moment in Vaughn. New Mexico Magazine

A-ha! New Mexico Found


In our latest “NM Found” story of discovery, David Pike explores the outsize place that the slight town of Vaughn has long occupied on his family’s emotional map.


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