The New Mexico Lifestyle
New Mexico is a wonderful blend of cultural diversity and striking natural
beauty. With some of the best weather in the country, we take pride in our
beautiful blue skies and mild, yet differentiated seasons. And have you
heard about our sunsets? You’ll just have to find out for yourself about the
Besides the great weather, New Mexico is an outdoor adventurer's paradise! The summer months are perfect for golfing at one of our 14 golf courses, mountain and road bicycling on our breathtaking trails, hiking and rock climbing in the Sandia Mountains, camping at Jemez Falls…the list goes on and on! In the winter these same mountains turn into a skier and snowboarder’s haven. With mountains stretching to 13,000 feet, these altitudes, coupled with New Mexico's light, fluffy snow and brilliant sunshine, create some of the finest skiing and boarding conditions in the west.
Known as a cultural melting-pot, New Mexico has a very unique historical background. Culture junkies can spend days strolling around Albuquerque’s Old Town, checking out the Indian Pueblo and National Hispanic Cultural Centers, shopping at the Plaza in Santa Fe, and eating as much of our mouth-watering New Mexican food as possible!
While on the subject of food, it’s probably safe to say that most non-New Mexicans have probably never been asked the question, “red or green?” while dining at a restaurant. As New Mexico’s official question, this refers to the choice between red or green chile on your food, and is a question that you’ll hear quite often in our state. New Mexicans have always been crazy about their chile, enough so that Hatch, NM has even been named the “Chile Capital of the World!” Click here to learn more about our chile craze.
Whether you have been to New Mexico before or not, once you’re here you’ll understand exactly why there are always more people coming than going. Check out the links below for more NM information.
Bottom line: you're going to love it here!