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White Sands National Monument: Where you can go Sledding in the Middle of the Desert

White Sands National Monument is one of the most unique natural wonders you can visit out West, or elsewhere for the matter. In this portion of Southern New Mexico, you will come across a fascinating place where striking white gypsum sand dunes contrast beautifully amongst the clear blue skies of the Chihuahuan Desert. The sand […]

Attraction of the Week: The Sandia Peak Tramway

The 2.7 mile long Sandia Peak tramway is one of the longest aerial rides in the world. This May marked the tram’s 50th year. A 15 minute ride (the tram supports 10,000 lbs and holds up to 50 people!) will take you to the top of the 10,378 foot tall Sandia Crest, the highest point in […]

Attraction of the Week: Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque

Petroglyph National Monument is quite an interesting addition to any Albuquerque vacation. While most tourists will be busy trying out authentic New Mexican cuisine in historic Old Town, taking a scenic ride on the Sandia Peak tramway, and/or enjoying a narrated Breaking Bad tour, planning for a short stop at Petroglyph National Monument is definitely worthy […]