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Things to Do in New Mexico

Native Americans, Spanish and Mexican cultures influence the state: ruins at Aztec and Pecos,  Gila Cliff Dwellings, Chaco Canyon, petroglyphs and Bandalier’s ancestral pueblo homes. Santa Fe is famous for its arts district and Georgia O’Keefe Museum. Natural attractions include Carlsbad Caverns and Capulin Volcano. Route 66 contrasts with the historic Santa Fe trail. Taos is a popular ski resort. Find many things to do: ghost towns, hot springs, Roswell UFOs, forts, ranches, missiles, Los Alamos and Kit Carson. Albuquerque, the capital, features an aquarium, garden, zoo, Old Town, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and balloon and rattlesnake museums. Restaurants serve southwest cuisine. Stay in hotels, inns, B&Bs and resorts.
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ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

2601 Central Avenue NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-764-6200
The garden showcases the natural environment of the Rio Grande Valley. It encompasses 36 developed acres, including a 10,000-square foot glass conservatory with native and exotic plants from desert and Mediterranean climates, a whimsical children's fantasy garden, the award-winning Rio Grande heritage farm, Sasebo Japanese garden and the seasonal butterfly pavilion featuring hundreds of free-flying North American butterflies and moths.
Hours & Admission
Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission. Under 3 free.

Coronado State Monument and State Park

485 Kuaua Road
Bernalillo, New Mexico
505-867-5351
Drive through Corrales to Coronado State Monument and the remains of Kuaua pueblo, where Spanish explorer Francisco V’squez de Coronado is thought to have spent the winter of 1540 to 1541.

The visitor center exhibits artifacts. See views of the Rio Grande River.
Hours & Admission
Wednesday to Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission.
Information subject to change without notice.
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