New Mexico Essential Info

Overview

Discover the allure of the Land of Enchantment! From Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands National Monument, the state is full of natural beauty- or get a taste for the state's culture at Santa Fe's unique historic district. After all that exploring, cool off at the Blue Hole- one of the country's most magical swimming holes!

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Best Time To Go

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Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Fun Facts

  1. The “Whole Enchilada Fiesta” in Las Cruces, New Mexico, holds the world record for largest enchilada.
  2. New Mexicans are greatly outnumbered by the livestock in their state.
  3. New Mexico’s state flower is the Yucca.
  4. New Mexican Edwin H. Land is the inventor of Polaroid.
  5. The Trinity Site where the first atomic bomb was detonated in 1945 is in New Mexico.

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