Cities, Art & the Great Outdoors
Check out Santa Fe, America’s oldest state capital and home to some of the best galleries in the country. Surrounded by millions of acres of forest, it is the place for numerous outdoor activities. Albuquerque, the largest city in the state, is full of exciting attractions. Explore its historic Old Town, fascinating museums and city zoo. Catch the Sandia Peak Tram to the top of Sandia Mountain and look out over 15,000 square miles of stunning landscape.
Art plays a huge role in New Mexico’s community, with art museums featuring everything from glass works to folk crafts, paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe and elaborate sculptures. This culture is celebrated with art festivals across the state year-round, but especially throughout the summer months. Explore the state with an art studio tour, for an opportunity to meet the artists and see their masterpieces being created first hand.
The state also boasts parks and museums, hosting fairs and festivals annually. To name a few main attractions The Smokey Bear Historical Park in Capitan, the National Atomic Museum in Albuquerque, the Clovis Depot Model Train Museum and the War Eagles Museum in Santa Teresa are well worth a visit.