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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Spaceship UFO House

Also known as the Bug House, this terrestrial UFO is actually the residence and studio of architect Bart Prince.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Camel Rock

A natural formation that resembles a camel resting in the New Mexico desert.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

KiMo Theatre

This opulent Pueblo Deco movie palace melds Art Deco and Native American motifs.
Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Jemez Springs Soda Dam

The 7,000-year-old calcium carbonate formation creates a magnificent natural bridge.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bart Prince Residence and Studio

It's easy to see why this eclectic architectural wonder has been dubbed the "Spaceship House."
Madrid, New Mexico

Mine Shaft Tavern

Home to New Mexico's longest bar, this watering hole also has a mining museum and a haunted history.
Bosque, New Mexico

Bernardo Waterfowl Area

The winter home of thousands of beautiful snow geese and sandhill cranes.
Cibola County, New Mexico

Budville Trading Post

In 1967, murder and mayhem disrupted the tranquility along this quiet stretch of Old Route 66.
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Wheeler Peak

This highest peak in New Mexico is named after an explorer who had a habit of lending his monicker to peaks.
New Mexico

Cabezon Peak

This towering volcanic plug stands out among the dramatic formations that dot this otherworldly desert valley.
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Penitente Morada of Abiquiú

The building stands within a quiet, postcard-perfect New Mexico village.
Ramah, New Mexico

Inscription Rock at El Morro

Some 2,000 carvings show this rare desert spring has been an oasis for travelers for over a thousand years.
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell UFO Spacewalk

A blacklight journey through a celestial art exhibit.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

American International Rattlesnake Museum

A museum devoted entirely to the rattlesnakes and snake-related art.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The De Anza Motor Lodge

A burnt-out motel with priceless Native American artwork in the basement, redeveloped into apartments.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Home of the International Space Hall of Fame.
White Oaks, New Mexico

No Scum Allowed Saloon

In a largely deserted ghost town, a little brick building recalls its history as a gold rush hub and haven for outlaws.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
Magdalena, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Truth or Consequences

This quirky hot springs town known to locals as "T or C" was named after a radio show.
Velarde, New Mexico

Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs

A preserve with 75,000 ancient drawings remains the realm of public – not just scientific – exploration.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The official atomic museum of the United States explores the explosive and productive history of a much maligned energy source.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

PistachioLand: World's Largest Pistachio

This is one really big nut.