Can I totally be honest with you?

Okay! I love wine.

To be honest! I occasionally drink wine.

No! No! No!

I am not used to it.

Let me make you a wild guess! That you are also a wine lover. You should definitely go to New Mexico if you love wine.

Here’s the kicker that New Mexico has been a proud producer of grapes for more than 400 years starting with mission grapes brought by Spanish Colonists from New Spain, and today’s New Mexico remains a vibrant wine region containing an incredible variety of vineyards and wineries.

Albuquerque-New mexico

Basically, my friends and I are very fond of traveling. We generally go on a trip during vacations. And this time, we planned to go to New Mexico. Because we found New Mexico is a very fine place for enjoying the vacations.

There are my best things to do in New Mexico. New Mexico is a land rich with adventures, beautiful sights, culture, and interesting history.

So, what are you waiting for?


Before you go there, you must know the best things to do in New Mexico. I will explain about my adventure experiences and dazzling memories to you.

Picture this! Where is New Mexico Located?

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the U.S. It was admitted to the union as the 47th state on January 6, 1912.

New Mexico

It is usually considered one of the Mountain states. New Mexico’s Fifth by area, the 36th most populous, and the 6th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

  • It is a home to the world’s largest balloon festival in the world.
  • There are more cows than people in New Mexico.
  • About 75% of roads in New Mexico are unpaved.
  • Idiots are not allowed to vote in New Mexico.
  • It is one of the youngest American states.
  • The world’s first atomic bomb was exploded in New Mexico.
  • You can see the five different states from the top of Capulin Volcano.

But stay with me, to know the Best things to do in New Mexico!

Want to know the best part?

I am jumping ahead!

Firstly, do you want to know about the best things to do in New Mexico?

Good for you!

Because, you will not be confused while going there if you already know the best things to do in New Mexico.

Take a look!

Chile Capital of the World

the Hatch chile festival new mexico

Clearly, you can’t go wrong in the Hatch, whenever you go during the Hatch chile festival or you just going down to the Mecca of New Mexico favorite.

Roll down your windows when you pass roasting chile and indulge all of your senses. Also send some chiles to your friends.

Home of the Manhattan project

the Manhattan project

You know, Los Alamos, home of the Manhattan project is the project that hosted project ‘Y’ open to the public again over 50 years that how it comes to the housed in the Land of Enchantment.

See the Bat Fly outs

the Bat Fly outs

Believe it or not! Thousands of bats can be seen in the leaving the Caverns at the sunset. You can partake the bat breakfast, if you are a morning person and watch the bats on the return flight.

Four corners

Four corners

In the United States, there is a four corner monument where the four states meet at the one point. This monument gives the direction of the four states when standing in the center.

No Support, No Glues, and No Nails

The Loretto Chapel

The Loretto Chapel is a home to mind-blowing spiral staircase made of woods with no central support, no glues, and no nails. Now, it is a private museum for the preservation of the miraculous staircase and the Chapel itself.

The Gathering of Nations

The Gathering of Nations

To see the colorful dancings and to hear the beautiful songs, there is a Gathering of Nations occur. More than 500 tribes from Canada, more than 3000 native Americans and Indian dancers represents the dancing and singing to participate there. You will see the beautiful gathering of nations there.

Moon Rise over White sand

Moon Rise over White sand

The fact is, if you want to see the moon over white sand, your timing will have to be right. You will be lucky, if you reach there on time because the park closes one hour after sunset.

Wow! Stargaze


In the middle of Albuquerque on a Friday night, you will be able to see the hundreds of stars. The milky way will open up before your eyes if you go into the desert.

Route 66

Route 66

The cool thing is, Route 66 starts in Chicago and goes through New Mexico on its way to Santa Monica. Many of the old attractions still stand by the road, though more close each year.

There is an intersection where Route 66 crosses itself at Central Avenue and 4th Street in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. You can stand on the corner of Route 66 and Route 66.

Snow in the Southwest

Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley is the home of the abundant snow in the Southwest. You can do the downhill skiing and snowboarding there. With the adventure, you can enjoy the view.

Tent Rocks

the Tent Rocks National Monument stands

40 miles outside of Santa Fe, near Cochiti Lake, the Tent Rocks National Monument stands.

This national park is one of many natural landmarks unique to New Mexico, despite the outsiders’ conception that the state is just flat, barren desert. Ship Rock, is another beautiful landmark.

Take a Hot Air Balloon ride

Hot Air Balloon ride

But here’s the something really interesting, If you are going to the New Mexico, don’t ever miss the ride in a hot balloon. Get up before the crack of dawn, help to get the balloon ready, step into the Gondola, and off you’ll go.

Hike the La Luz Trail


Trail 137 begins at the base of the Sandia Mountains and stretches to either Sandia Peak or the Tram. The hike is strenuous, but the views are worth it.

Lets Recap!

Now you are ready to go!?

I guess yes!

You should definitely go to New Mexico in your life. I traveled my places, but if I will get a second chance to go New Mexico, I will never leave that.

Figure out!


Its simple, I love traveling, not always wine. Make a list of all the things you need there, before go, you should know the best things to do in New Mexico.

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.



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