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 and unique architecture.
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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
Keep the Pace
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 one of the oldest continually inhabited communities in the US.
  • Enjoy visits to Bandelier National Monument and the Earthship Biotecture Community.
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Cisco Guevara
Cisco Guevara honed his storytelling craft around campfires deep in the river canyons of northern New Mexico. A river runner since his teenage days in Los Alamos, “the Atomic City,” he has become a New Mexico legend: instantly recognizable by his black hat. Cisco’s stories range from his rebellious youth, to tales that draw on his Hispanic and Native American heritage, to hair-raising adventures in the wilderness, to haunting tales of love and loss.
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