Day trips in New Mexico

New Mexico day trips

New Mexico has the most sunny days of any state in America. Why not get out and enjoy them this summer with one of these great day trips? A day trip is a fun way to explore our wonderful state without breaking the bank.

Birdwatching at the Randall Davey Audubon Center Sanctuary

New Mexico has some of the country’s most unique opportunities for birdwatching. Check out our wild feathered friends at the sanctuary outside Santa Fe, 135 acres of wildlife and amazing wild landscapes to explore.

Visit Carlsbad Caverns

This national park features over 119 known caves, with either self-guided or ranger-guided cave tours for any experience level. Stick around until after sunset and watch the amazing nightly bat flights!

Drive the “Turquoise Trail”

This driving route will take you through some of the most amazing scenery that central New Mexico has to offer, including mountains, forests, and the high desert plateaus.

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