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Garrett's Desert Inn 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe - NM 87501 - Book Now

Garrett's Desert Inn 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe - NM 87501 - Book Now | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
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Located within walking distance of many downtown attractions.  Now the new home of New Mexicos most famous "Green Chile Cheeseburger.

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experience Navajo America - CNN

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CNN experience Navajo America CNN At La Tinaja Restaurant and Trading Post (on Highway 53 in Ramah, New Mexico; +1 505 783 4349) -- a Navajo restaurant, community center and one-time drinking haunt of Billy the Kid -- it's possible to watch Native...
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Navaho culture is only a small part of a large Native American presence in New Mexico.

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Cowboys compete during annual Buck'n Bull Bash - Farmington Daily Times

Cowboys compete during annual Buck'n Bull Bash - Farmington Daily Times | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Cowboys compete during annual Buck'n Bull Bash
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A few seconds into the ride, Padilla was on the ground and Billy the Kid turned on him, chasing him until the bull finally cornered him against the edge of the arena.
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Bull riding, eight seconds of fun, danger, and near death experience. The American Rodeo, a mico look at what it was like to be an old time cowboy.

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Dezert Magazine - Man in chair near Billy the Kid Bar,... | Facebook

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Man in chair near Billy the Kid Bar, Mesilla, New Mexico.

Photo by Barnes and Caplan, 1930-40. (Man in chair near Billy the Kid Bar, Mesilla, New Mexico.

Photo by Barnes and Caplan, 1930-40.
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Hero or Bad Guy? ...Many who travel to New Mexico make up their minds over a "friendly libation" at a bar name after him.  P.S.  His Amigo is keeping watch outside in case Pat Garret shows up>

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Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the life, art and legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe.
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Georgia O'Keeffe loved New Mexico and it,s people.  She captured both in her great works of art.  More of these are on display in Santa Fe then in any other part of the world.

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Restaurant Guide 2012-2013

Restaurant Guide 2012-2013 | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
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Everyone has toe eat some place, sometime.  The SFR guide makes it makes it easy.  

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Best of Santa Fe - See It!

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If there’s a place to be seen in Santa Fe, it’s a second-story patio. Pick any—Marble Brewery’s Plaza-side taproom...,Best of Santa Fe 2013
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Santa Fe is easly one of the best places to be. This or any other day.

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Best of Santa Fe - Eat It!

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 Best preempted movie theater popcorn award“Patronizing the competition, I see,” Game of Thrones mastermind and newly minted cinema impresario George RR Martin told me as we bumped into each,Best of Santa Fe 2013...
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What is nice about these recommendations are that they great local food fare and that they won't break the the bank or your vacion budget...

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A Cowboy's Compound in Santa Fe

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This Pueblo-style 'town' inspired by the owner's love of paperback Westerns includes spaces that resemble a chapel, general store and saloon.

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Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day three – as it happened - The Guardian

Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day three – as it happened
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Guardian Witness user MichaelOKTX and reader NewMexicoLinnet recommends we stop by Fort Sumner to see Billy the Kid's grave.
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Obsession of the Day - Guerrero Machi Handmade Jewelry From Los Angeles - StyleBistro

Obsession of the Day - Guerrero Machi Handmade Jewelry From Los Angeles - StyleBistro | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Obsession of the Day - Guerrero Machi Handmade Jewelry From Los Angeles
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"A friend told me it was known as Sangre de Cristo—or the blood of Christ.
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Santa Fe Opera opening its summer season - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Santa Fe Opera opening its summer season - Seattle Post Intelligencer | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Santa Fe Opera opening its summer season
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Santa Fe serves up green chile cheeseburger smackdown - Albuquerque Business First

Santa Fe serves up green chile cheeseburger smackdown - Albuquerque Business First | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Santa Fe serves up green chile cheeseburger smackdown Albuquerque Business First The “Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown” is all about finding the best version in Santa Fe, and it's up to the public to decide which six restaurants will be in a...
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Discover lush gardens at the Santa Fe Opera - Santa Fe Travelers

Discover lush gardens at the Santa Fe Opera - Santa Fe Travelers | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Once a month during summer, you can take the Opera Ranch Tour at the Santa Fe Opera. Beautiful gardens and more await.
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I am so lucky that Santa Fe is my home town. That said, you could spend a lifetime exploring this wonderful state we call "New Mexico"

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Shakespeare in Santa Fe revives after long hiatus - ABQ Journal

Shakespeare in Santa Fe revives after long hiatus - ABQ Journal | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Shakespeare in Santa Fe revives after long hiatus
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Shakespeare in Santa Fe started in Amelia White Park in 1987, then moved to St. John's and then to The Lensic Performing Arts Center before ending at the Armory for the Arts.
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The arts and the artists are alive and well in Santa Fe New Mexico.

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Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico | Home of Georgia O’Keeffe

Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico | Home of Georgia O’Keeffe | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Education & Retreat Center
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If you want to get in touch with all that is wonderful and magical about our world, this is the place to do it.

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New Mexico fun places to visit

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Longest tram in the world is in New mexico

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Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the life, art and legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe.
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Georgia O'Keeffe loved New Mexico and it,s people.  She captured both in her great works of art.  More of these are on display in Santa Fe then in any other part of the world.

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Santa Fe Manual 2013-2014 - The Locals' Guide to Living in Santa Fe

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Santa Fe Manual 2013-2014 | The Locals' Guide to Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Local, tourist, or just passing through, this guide makes it easier to take advantage of all the Santa Fe has to offer.

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Best of Santa Fe - Drink It!

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OK, bros: you might recall the hazy boyhood nights of drinking a case of Budweiser or a bottle of Wild Turkey, straight...,Best of Santa Fe 2013
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At the end of your your day of taking in the sights of what is so great about Santa Fe, and other areas of Northern New Mexico, it is time for a little relaxation. Maybe a drink, or two will help.

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August 2013 Newsletter Articles - New Mexico Tourism - Travel & Vacation Guide

August 2013 Newsletter Articles - New Mexico Tourism - Travel & Vacation Guide | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Visit New Mexico for a unique family vacation filled with exciting activities like skiing, hiking, shopping and sight seeing.
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If you want great insight into some of the best travel destinations and fun places to visit in the great land of enchantment that is New Mexico, then I suggest the "New Mexico Tourism Travel and Vacation Guide.

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Texas and New Mexico: best blogs for travellers - The Guardian

Texas and New Mexico: best blogs for travellers - The Guardian | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
The Guardian Texas and New Mexico: best blogs for travellers The Guardian Billie Frank and Steve Collins certainly have all the right credentials for a blog on Santa Fe tourism: one is a hotel concierge turned freelance travel writer, the other is...

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Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day four – live - The Guardian

Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day four – live - The Guardian | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day four – live
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First stop: Fort Sumner to see Billy the Kid's grave, on GuardianWitness user MichaelOKTX and reader NewMexicoLinnet's recommendation.
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Native American pottery on view at Bellarmine - Ct Post

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Native American pottery on view at Bellarmine
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"Fire & Earth: Native American Pottery from New Mexican Pueblos" features 32 pots and jars from numerous pueblos in New Mexico and the Hopi people of Arizona (whose roots are in New Mexico).
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Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day five - live - The Guardian

Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day five - live - The Guardian | New Mexico Travel Destinations | Scoop.it
Twitter road trips USA: Texas to New Mexico day five - live The Guardian We've just left the tiny old turquoise mining town of Cerrillos, but its most recent claim to fame was as the setting of the movie Young Guns (about a gunslinging gang led...
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