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After a one-year forced hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® presented by Canon is coming back stronger than ever! The 49th annual event was postponed in 2020, the only year it was not held since the event was established in 1972. This year, for nine days in October, the skies will once again be converted into an enchanted world of uniquely shaped balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows and vibrant balloon-filled skies. General tickets for the 49th annual event … Read More
Our impromptu trip to Fort Bayard a few months ago was a culmination of two things: spending every weekend at home and simultaneously living through historic times. When it reached the peak of stir-crazy, my husband and I decided to take the kids out for a drive from Las Cruces to the City of Rocks State Park for an afternoon picnic. I suggested the drive to Fort Bayard, about a half-hour away, which I advertised to my young son and … Read More
Northern New Mexico is home to dozens of scenic byways with their own unique and gorgeous views. From the High Roads to Taos to the Enchanted Circle, each one will surely amaze and inspire you. Some of these drives also happen to be a great way to get to some of our favorite day trips from Santa Fe. Here are some of our favorites: The High Road to Taos This byway runs through and alongside many natural and cultural treasures, such as the … Read More