New Mexico
The Best of New Mexico: Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque
Discover the story of Northern New Mexico as you learn about its Pueblo People, historic monuments, unique architecture and Sky City — one of the oldest inhabited settlements in the US.
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Program No. 11005RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Explore the best that New Mexico has to offer: the cosmopolitan heart of Albuquerque, the state's largest city; the Old World charm of Santa Fe; and the frontier spirit of Taos. From history and culture to cuisine and the arts, compare and contrast these unique cities and see how they evolved into the jewels they are today.
Activity Level
Walking up to two miles over varied terrain. Standing up to one hour. Elevations up to 7,500 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the renowned museums and art galleries that make northern New Mexico a mecca for both artists and collectors.
  • Native Americans lead you through Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage site and Acoma Pueblo (Sky City), both among the oldest continually inhabited communities in the US.
  • Enjoy visits to Bandelier National Monument and the Earthship Biotecture Community.
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Louie Hena
Louie Hena has been an activist in the field of revitalizing traditional Pueblo agriculture and protecting indigenous food and seed sovereignty. A member of the Tesuque and Zuni Pueblos in New Mexico, he is a renowned permaculture design consultant, Rio Grande and Rio Chama river guide, and an educator on traditional land management systems. He helped organize the Traditional Native American Farmer Association, the New Mexico Acequia Association and the Indigenous Food and Seed Sovereignty Alliance.
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Mark Utgaard
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Louie Hena
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Cisco Guevara
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Christopher Gibson

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