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Nature & Wildlife

Flight of the Sandhill Cranes

While the number of sandhill cranes appearing each year at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge has declined, it doesn’t mean the ancient creatures are in danger. Biologists, wildlife managers, and many others are working hard to create opportunities for everyone to experience their wonders.

By Christina Selby / Photos by Christina Selby

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History / Nov. 29, 2023

A Spectacle to Behold

Constructed by artist Steve Teeters in 2002, the giant metal Buddy Holly glasses can be found on NM 150, just a few…

Things To Do / Nov. 30, 2023

Five Things to Do This Weekend

See the sparkle, shop the small-town holiday markets, step into history at Bosque Redondo Memorial, enjoy the sounds of…

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Support New Mexico Nonprofits

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Home for the Holidays Gift Guide

Make merry and shop local with inspiration from some of New Mexico’s best!

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Best of the Month

City Guides / Nov 22, 2023

Feel at Ho-Ho-Home in Cloudcroft

Alpine adventures and down-home hospitality create year-round cheer in Cloudcroft—the self-proclaimed Christmas Capital of New Mexico.

MY DAUGHTER, WILLA, STANDS ON her tippy-toes, looking west from The Lodge at Cloudcroft’s copper-topped tower. From this 9,000-foot perch, light from the setting sun gets caught in dust over White

Spa Getaways

Wellness / Nov 15, 2023

From Lavender Field to Spa

Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm blends its own botanicals into must-have products.

By Gwyneth Doland

Wellness / Nov 22, 2023

A New Way to Spa

These spas offer more than your average experience with total sensory deprivation and equine therapy.

By Iris McLister

Wellness / Nov 22, 2023

The Healing Power of Sound

Sound healer, Adrienne Smith, brings immersive relaxation to northern New Mexico.

By Iris McLister

2023 Destination Guide

Discover new places, plan your next adventure, and fall in love with New Mexico with our list of must-see…

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New Mexico Magazine 2023 True Heroes

Meet the dedicated people who help veterans heal, feed hungry schoolkids, develop Native leaders, and strive…

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Through the Lens

22nd Annual New Mexico Magazine Photos of the Year