What is it that makes an event New Mexico True? These special events highlight the very best of New Mexico’s unique culture and heritage.
New Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. A place for those who seek to follow their own path. It’s an attitude. A way of life. It’s adventure in its truest form – from culture to art to cuisine and everything in between – just waiting for you to seize it.
The call of the trail is easy to answer in a state that ranks sixth in the country for public lands, and where uncrowded tracks lie within minutes of even the largest cities. The terrain varies, climbing from high desert to alpine, sometimes in one hike.
New Mexico will capture your heart, soul – and stomach!
Today’s Native American communities share their culture with visitors through tours of ancestral sites; ceremonial dances, feast days, and powwows; vibrant visual art, including painting, weaving, pottery and jewelry.
Rooted in Native American and old-world flavors, New Mexico’s culinary treasures are a result of centuries of cultural tradition enlivened with the occasional modern twist. Pack an appetite – the most distinctive cuisine in the Southwest awaits.
This southeastern New Mexico city has far more to offer than just those famous caverns. The food, the fun (at the beach, no less!), and the close encounters with desert wildlife are all among the great experiences the NM True TV Crew discovered. Oh, and they also had a great cavern adventure.
In the early 20th century, the artistic muse and social provocateur Mabel Dodge Luhan brought the world to Taos and Taos to the world. Yet her contributions to American culture have never been properly recognized—until now.
GO FOR IT: Play like an athlete and relax like a hedonist in high-altitude Ruidoso.
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center marks its 40th anniversary.