New Mexico Bucket List ~ Southwest Region

Today we are moving into the southwest region of New Mexico, best known for the town of Las Cruces.


  • City of Rocks State Park: Named for the volcanic rock formations found within the park.


  • Sparky’s: Hatch is the Chile Capital of the World and Sparky’s claims to have World Famous Burgers.

Las Cruces

  • New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum: Tells the story of the agricultural history of the area.
  • Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument: Great area to hike just outside the city.
  • Prehistoric Trackways National Monument: A place to view old dinosaur footprints.
  • Recycled Roadrunner: Roadrunner made out of recycled materials.

Sliver City

  • Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument: Preserves old cliff dwellings.

All attractions found in the 2019 New Mexico Travel Guide.


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