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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
Written by a lifelong resident of New Mexico, this is an extraordinary and indepth guide to this most intriguing corner of the American Southwest, written in an honest, personal voice. Come along with Frommer's and discover the galleries and innovative restaurants of Santa Fe, the glorious ski slopes of Taos, the stunning landscapes of White Sands National Monument, the wacky legends surrounding Roswell, and the wondrous subterranean world of Carlsbad Caverns. It's all here, in true Frommer's style, with practical tips, detailed maps, and a wide choice of accommodations that will suit any taste or budget.
Written by a lifelong resident of New Mexico, this is an extraordinary and in-depth guide to an intriguing corner of the American Southwest. Discover the galleries and restaurants of Santa Fe, the ski slopes of Taos, and the landscapes of White Sands National Monument.
A trip to New Mexico offers something for everyone, for culture buffs, there are a number of museums, including the Museum of International Folk Art and the Georgia O'Keefe Museum. This book gives information on these and more.
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. Frommer's. Your guide to a world of travel experience.
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About the Author
Lesley King grew up on a ranch in northern New Mexico, where she still returns on weekends to help work cattle. A freelance writer and photographer, she’s a contributor to New Mexico Magazine and an avid kayaker and skier. She has written about food and restaurants for the New York Times, the Anasazi culture for United Airlines’ Hemispheres magazine, ranches for American Cowboy, and birds for Audubon. She is writer and host of Written on the Wind, a television documentary series. She is also the author of Frommer’s Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque and Frommer’s Great Outdoor Guide to Arizona & New Mexico.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What’s New in New Mexico.
1. The Best of New Mexico.
2. Planning Your Trip to New Mexico.
3. For International Visitors.
4. The Active Vacation Planner.
6. Santa Fe.
8. Northeastern New Mexico.
9. Northwestern New Mexico.
10. Southwestern New Mexico.
11. Southeastern New Mexico.
Appendix: New Mexico in Depth.