Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque

New Mexico native Zora O’Neill shares her appreciation for the Land of Enchantment, from exploring Acoma Pueblo—a 12th-century Native American settlement built upon a 367-foot mesa—to hitting the slopes at Taos Ski Valley. O’Neill offers a variety of trip strategies, such as Weekend Getaways, American Indian Heritage, and Not Just Hot Tamales—a guide to sampling […]

The neon lit front of the retro Blue Swallow Motel along Route 66.

Exploring the Spirit of Route 66 in New Mexico

Though officially decommissioned, Route 66 (now traced by I-40) is still alive in New Mexico in the form of neon signs and cruising culture. Hit the road, preferably in a convertible, and check out these retro sights.

Apache Crown Dancers performing at the 92nd Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup,NM.

Native American New Mexico, Ancient and Modern

Even if you’re visiting only a small area on your trip, there’s a lot of American Indian history to see in and around each place in New Mexico—but definitely try to schedule a visit around a dance ceremony at a pueblo, as this will give you the most memorable impression of the living culture.

A cheeseburger on a plate with green chili sauce.

The Best Green Chile Burgers in New Mexico

New Mexico isn’t only beloved for its rugged landscape and southwestern charm: it’s also home to some of the juiciest green chile burgers in the United States. Here are a few favorites that are sure to satisfy burger-lovers everywhere.

Afternoon sun turns the rocks orange behind the remains of Pueblo ruins.

Discover New Mexico

There’s a reason New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment. Get inspired to travel as author Zora O’Neill reveals what makes New Mexico special.