New Mexico has had a busy week in local and national news. See what people are saying about the Land of Enchantment and New Mexico True with these stories and articles:

 

Searching for Billy the Kid and UFOs in Southeastern New Mexico (Los Angeles Times)
We were searching for outlaws and space aliens; we found them and so much more. We knew from previous trips that northern New Mexico has the glamour spots; this corner of the state was grittier, with parched rangeland that stretched as far as the horizon. Read and share…

 

 Ancient Civilizations Hot Spot at the Four Corners Nexus (MobileRVing.com)

Nowhere else in the United States is one able to stand in 4 different states at once. At the same time, one is able to stand in the Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe land, essentially standing in 6 unique places all at the same time. Read and share…

 

New Mexico Declares Summer of the Mother Road (TakingtheKids.com)

Since 1926, Route 66 revolutionized vehicular travel in the United States by inviting the country to travel west. On that drive, families can cruise to the landscapes, culture and cuisine that makes New Mexico special. To assist with travel ideas, The New Mexico Tourism Department declares this summer the “Summer of the Mother Road.” Read and share…

 

New Mexico Road Trip: Of gunslingers, UFOs and Enchiladas (CNHINews.com)
In early May, we enjoyed a road trip through southeastern New Mexico. During five days, we visited a UFO museum, toured the small town where Billy the Kid gained fame, hiked on white sand dunes, and ate more burritos, enchiladas and tacos than we thought possible. Read and share…

 

2018 NM Special Olympics Start with a Huge Announcement (KOB-TV)

But that anxiety gave way to relief Friday when it was announced a partnership with the New Mexico Department of Tourism will secure that $300,000 for the organization this year, branding the Special Olympics as being "New Mexico True." Read and share… 

 

New Mexico True Echo Amphitheater (JCP Photography)

Standing in the base of the curved rock formation that produces the echoes the place is named for, I found the shape of the rock wall to be fascinating and photographed it from multiple angles. Read and share…

 

The Strangest Roadside Attraction in Every State (Reader’s Digest) By: Lyn Mettler

As you travel our great country to see some of its most beautiful sights, don't miss these offbeat attractions you'll find along the sides of roads and just off the interstates around the United States. Read and share…

 

The Strangest Roadside Attraction in Every State (MSN) By: Lyn Mettler

As you travel our great country to see some of its most beautiful sights, don't miss these offbeat attractions you'll find along the sides of roads and just off the interstates around the United States. Read and share…

 

The Best RV Parks in Every State (Reader’s Digest)

Park yourself and your vehicle at these best RV parks in every state for travelers who like to see the world from the comfort of their home on wheels, and you'll surely be a happy camper! Read and share…

 

The Best Weekend Getaways in Every State(Reader’s Digest)

Got 48 hours to enjoy a relaxing retreat? You'll maximize your time and the fun at these amazing resorts and destinations in every state. Read and share…

 

10 healthy getaways that will recharge your body and mind (10 Best – USA Today)

Wellness continues to be one of the hot travel trends this year and it's expected to keep growing. People are stressed, they're tired, they're worried about the state of the world. They need a break. Read and share…

 

Podcast: Episode 19: Keys to Creating a Vibrant Small Town Main Street(RuralBusinessHQ.com)

Silver City MainStreet fosters economic development in Silver City, New Mexico’s historic downtown. The organization does this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of the historic district, and the development of new and creative uses for downtown buildings. Listen and share…

Steve Soliz takes a stroll on the Santa Fe Margarita Trail (KOB-TV)

New Mexico is full of places that make for great Staycations. After spending a year traveling the Land of Enchantment, KOB’s Steve Soliz found some great spots. Read and share…

 

LL approves tourism plan; wants to include entire county  (News-Bulletin)

The Los Lunas Village Council held a public hearing and then approved a strategic tourism plan, which lays the foundation for a thriving tourism sector and outdoor recreation industry. Read and share…