North Central New Mexico Vacation Packages

Wander through dense forests, clamber up mountains and visit the galleries of one of the country’s most prominent artistic hubs.

North Central New Mexico is a vast region known for its thriving art scenes and picturesque rocky terrain. Gorges, peaks and historic treasures surround the eclectic cities and Native pueblos of this region. Admire the range of red hues that color the dramatic peaks of the desert.

Visit the state capital of Santa Fe, which is among the oldest cities in the country. Marvel at the Romanesque style of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi and visit the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum to learn about the acclaimed artist’s creative process and see her legacy of paintings.

Stroll beside the water and cross bridges in the Santa Fe River Park. Gain insight into regional art history at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art.

Continue on your artistic pilgrimage by visiting nearby Los Alamos, which contains the Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery. Also in the city you’ll find the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos Historical Museum.

The artistic hub of Taos is home to the Harwood Museum of Art, Henningsen Fine Arts, the Taos Art Museum and the Taos Center for the Arts. See the fascinating Taos Pueblo, orange adobe buildings that belonged to the Taos people.

Taos stands on the northern boundary of the Santa Fe National Forest, which has sublime hills of colorful foliage. Enjoy the scenic landscape of the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument, the Cibola National Forest and the Carson National Forest.

Try the famous New Mexican cuisine, which blends Spanish and Pueblo Native American styles. Decide between red and green chilies to determine the spiciness of your dish.

Like much of New Mexico, this region is prone to hot afternoons and cool evenings in summer. Winter months bring heavy snow to the peaks and valleys.

Fly to Albuquerque International Airport and travel north to reach the inspirational parks, forests and mountains that decorate the terrain of North Central New Mexico.

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