Visit New Mexico

Santa Fe
2.1 million

New Mexico is a beautiful southwestern state in the United States. It has an incredible mix of cultures and some of the most stunning landscapes in North America, with desert plains, majestic mountains, and vast pinon forests. The state is home to numerous Native American tribes and many artifacts dating back thousands of years. There are plenty of tourist attractions to explore in New Mexico. Visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park for breathtaking underground caverns or go hiking in the Gila Wilderness for spectacular mountain views. Other popular tourist destinations include White Sands National Monument, where you can witness sand dunes that glisten like snow, and historical sites such as Aztec Ruins National Monument to learn about ancient civilization. An interesting historical fact about New Mexico is it was once part of Spanish colonial empire from 1598-1821 before becoming a US territory after the Mexican-American War of 1846-48.