New Mexico is probably one of the most beautiful states in the United States; hosting numerous biological wonders with many different types of environments to suit anyone’s taste in their love for mother nature. Not only is it full of natural wonders but if you have a love for history and archaeology, New Mexico also hosts several fantastic archaeological sites.

If you are looking to take a scenic drive there are many options available to you. You could take a drive down the Route 66 National Byway, Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, Sunspot Scenic Byway, Native Heritage Trail or Puye Cliffs Byway; and these are just to name a few! There are many opportunities to simply take a road trip and enjoy the beauty of the state.

If you are looking for an archaeological adventure, take a step back in time and visit the Petroglyph National Monument, Aztec Ruins National Monument or the Santa Fe National Historic Trail. Not only can you view the Petroglyphs and ruins of Native Americans you can also visit White Sands and see the worlds largest gypsum field. After your long trip, take a visit one of the many natural hot springs to relax and dream.You thought this was good? Brace yourself: Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast Receives Preservation Honor Award