Tuesday, June 2, 2015

New & Novel: New Mexico Travel & Adventure

New Mexico, where everyone from artists, hippies, cowboys, poets, misfits, refugees and tourists of every political stripe have interpreted the promise of its gorgeous, wide-open spaces and the freedom that it offers in their own, very different ways. New Mexico is an enchanted land, where people are largely free to create their own world.
~Anthony Bourdain

For those of you not doing any traveling this summer, how about a bit of staycation reading? In the spirit of "Love The One You're With", we give you some books that we hope will make you "love the state you're in"...from local history to travel guides. Where is your favorite place to visit in New Mexico?  White Sands National Monument? Visiting hot springs in T or C? The Lavender and Garlic in the Village Festival in Los Ranchos? Ski resorts? Scuba diving in Santa Rosa's Blue Hole? The Festival of the Cranes in Bosque del Apache?  The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array? Let us know in the comments! And don't forget Roswell's upcoming UFO Festival!

Roadside New Mexico: A Guide to Historic Markers by David Pike

Hiking Four Corners: A Guide to the Areas' Greatest Hiking Adventures by J. D. Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner

Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico by Judy Liddell and Barbara Hussey

The Turquoise Trail by Dawn-Marie Lopez and Raul Lopez Ponce

The Lost World of the Old Ones: Discoveries in the Ancient Southwest by David Roberts

New Mexico's High Peaks: A Photographic Celebration by Mike Butterfield      

New Mexico's Pueblo Baseball League by James D. Baker, Herbert Howell and Marie A. Cordero

Visualizing Albuquerque: Art of Central New Mexico by Joseph Traugott

Best Bike Rides Albuquerque and Santa Fe: A Guide to the Greatest Recreational Rides in the Area by J. D. Tanner, Emily Ressler-Tanner, and Shey Lambert

Ask About Santa Fe: 464 Essential Questions and Their Answers About This City and the State of New Mexico by James J. Raciti

New Mexican Folk Music: Treasures of a People = Cancionero del folklor Nuevomexicano: el tesoro del pueblo by Cipriano Frederico Vigil 


New Mexico True

Visit Albuquerque - Free Travel Guide

New Mexico Travel Guide [Fodor's]

Ten New Mexico Summer Adventures  [Cowboys & Indians]


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