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On vacation with kids to: New Mexico, USA.

New Mexico, also known as 'State of Enchantment', is a southwestern state in the USA. The demographics and culture of the state of New Mexico are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. Amerindian cultural influences.

The landscape ranges from wide, rose-colored deserts to broken mesas to high, snow-capped peaks. New Mexico's heavily forested mountain wildernesses cover a significant portion of the state. Part of the Rocky Mountains flanks both sides of the Rio Grande from the rugged north through the center of the state. The Rio Grande runs through New Mexico and many hot springs bubble up from it. Cacti, yuccas, creosote bush, sagebrush, and desert grasses cover the broad plains that cover the southern portion of the state as well as everywhere else. From the Chihuahuan desert, to the Rocky Mountains, to the famous dry lakebeds, to the spectacular canyons New Mexico has 'm all! New Mexico is an unique destination for your vacation with the kids. The state capital of Santa Fe is famous for its markets and art galleries. Albuquerque is the metropolitan area of Central New Mexico, though it is a great mix of nature, history, and multiculturalism. New Mexico also offers one of the most notable ski-only resorts, the Taos Ski Valley.
Take the family during the wintertimeon a vacation to New Mexico and you can ski in more than a dozen downhill and nordic ski areas, while if you spend your vacation with the kids during the warmer months the family can enjoy the natural beauty of more than 50 state and national parks, must be enough reason to visit this 'State of Enchantment'.

Popular cities and towns in New Mexico:

Some of the major and most popular cities and towns in New Mexico are: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Roswell and Farmington.


New Mexico offers a large variety of child-friendly accommodations. Take a glance at the accommodations section to see what to look for in a accommodation suited for your children. Ranging from budget or luxury hotels, family resorts, bed and breakfast, guest houses, self catering accommodation, caravan and camp sites, inns, motels, lodges and apartments to New Mexico cabins and vacation rentals. Whether you are searching for a cozy casita, mountain cabin, or a slope-side condo, there’s a New Mexico accommodation that’s perfect for you. All depends on your New Mexico destination and many can be suited for your New Mexico family vacation.


New Mexico has exciting activities and attractions that are fun for the whole family, from amusement and themeparcs to outdoor adventure to water fun and zoos to the thrills of a visit of the largest Indian reservation in the country at the Navajo Nation.

Amusement and Theme Parks:
Cliff's Amusement Park

New Mexico waterparks and waterfun:
The Beach

Zoos in New Mexico:
Alameda Park Zoo
Albuquerque Aquarium
Rio Grande Zoo
Spring River Park & Zoo

Other sites and tours to see on your vacation with the kids:
Chaco Canyon
Mount Taylor Ship Rock Peak
El Malpais
Cabezon Peak
Taos Pueblo
Santuario de Chimayo
White Sands National Monument
International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell
National Solar Observatory
Fort Union National Monument
Blue Hole (scuba diving) in Santa Rosa
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Sandia Peak Tramway
Cumbres and Toltec Railroad


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More usefull websites:
New Mexico Official State Information Website

New Mexico Dept. of Tourism

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