Explore the Land of Enchantment with our New Mexico Travel Planner
Planning a trip to gorgeous New Mexico? The Land of Enchantment is filled with scenery, culture and lots of off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore. From artsy Santa Fe to the new White Sands National Park, boomer travelers will find plenty to see and do.
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To help you with planning the perfect trip to New Mexico, and hopefully add a bit of inspiration to the process, we’ve compiled our tried and true New Mexico travel tips along with a list of recommended planning resources for your next boomer travel adventure.
Use our New Mexico Travel Planner to make the most of your active boomer trip. And come back often as we continue to update and verify our recommended online resources and products for you. Or subscribe to the My Itchy Travel Feet Weekly Broadcast to be the first to know!
Online New Mexico travel resources
Whether you’re planning a New Mexico road trip or researching the perfect accommodations, online travel resources equal instant information at your fingertips. But we’ve found that too much information complicates research rather than speeding it up.
That’s why we’ve included only the best online resources for New Mexico travel. Bookmark our favorites for your next trip.
Be inspired by the New Mexico articles that we’ve published. They include everything from national park visits to an artistic bed and breakfast in Taos.
The official tourism website New Mexico Tourism and Travel Board is a good place to research lodging, landmarks, travel routes, local celebrations, and most anything else about the Land of Enchantment.
We also like the travel inspiration at National Geographic’s New Mexico Guide.
National Parks and Monuments lists all of the beautiful national parks and monuments in New Mexico.
New Mexico books and travel guides
Are you looking for a fun off-the-beaten-path trip that introduces you to a couple of unique national monuments? New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure is our own guide to planning an adventurous road trip through New Mexico.
Fodor’s In Focus Santa Fe: with Taos and Albuquerque lists everything you need to know when visiting New Mexico’s most famous cities.
Food Lovers’ Guide to® Santa Fe, Albuquerque & Taos is for the foodie traveler! Don’t even think about visiting New Mexico without exploring some of the state’s most mouth watering culinary haunts.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque is the perfect guide for the hikers out there. With updated information on the best hiking trails around Albuquerque, this book is a must!
Gear for a New Mexico trip
If you’re hoping to hike in New Mexico, a good pair of hiking sticks is a wise purchase. BAFX Hiking Sticks will help to keep you on your feet while you explore.
Packing a sun-protective hat, like the Outdoor Research Sombriolet Khaki Hat, is always a great idea for protecting yourself from the blazing sun, especially while trekking some of New Mexico’s top outdoor sites.
Mighty Bright TravelFlex LED Book Light, Silver is a tiny light that’s incredibly handy for reading on the road.
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