Santa Fe local Steven Horak reveals the desert landscapes, mouthwatering foods, and diverse history of New Mexico
From hiking sandstone canyons to chowing down on southwestern cuisine, fall under the spell of the Land of Enchantment with Moon New Mexico. Inside you'll find:Strategic, flexible itineraries with ideas for art lovers, outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and moreThe top experiences and unique activities: Wander a ghost town graveyard, visit the birthplace of the atomic bomb, or count the bullet holes in the ceilings of preserved 19th-century saloons. Dig in to local cuisine like tamales and green chile cheeseburgers and indulge in a margarita or two. Discover the spirited art scene in Santa Fe or have an extraterrestrial experience at the International UFO Museum in RoswellOutdoor adventures: Go deep on a trek into Carlsbad Caverns, hike off-trail to stunning hoodoos, raft the Rio Grande, or mountain-bike on gypsum dunesWays to respectfully engage with the native cultures: Attend a dance ceremony or a powwow, tour a pueblo, or peruse handmade goods at a marketLocal insight from Santa Fe dweller Steven Horak on when to go, where to stay, and how to get aroundFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutThorough background on the landscape, wildlife, climate, and local culture, plus advice for families, seniors, international visitors, and LGBTQ travelersFocused coverage of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Navajo Nation, Las Cruces, Carlsbad, and moreWith Moon New Mexico's practical tips and local know-how, you can find your adventure.Exploring more of the Southwest? Try Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon or Moon Zion & Bryce. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.