Frommer's New Mexico

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 21, 2005 - Travel - 412 pages
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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Written by a lifelong resident of New Mexico, this is an extraordinary and in-depth guide to this most intriguing corner of the American Southwest, written in an honest, personal voice. Come along with Frommer's and discover the galleries and innovative restaurants of Santa Fe, the glorious ski slopes of Taos, the stunning landscapes of White Sands National Monument, the wacky legends surrounding Roswell, and the wondrous subterranean world of Carlsbad Caverns. It's all here, in true Frommer's style, with practical tips, detailed maps, and a wide choice of accommodations that will suit any taste or budget.

  

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Contents

Whats New in New Mexico
1
the Lincoln Loop 360
5
Planning Your Trip to New Mexico
19
New Mexico in Depth
26
3
34
New Mexico 6
49
Preparing for Your Trip
51
Getting Around the U S
57
Taos
168
Santa Fe After Dark
174
Touring the Pueblos
180
Los Alamos the Ancient Cliff
186
Taos Area
203
Where to Dine
213
Where to Dine in
215
What to See Do
220

Ballooning
64
Greater Albuquerque
71
Central Albuquerque Attractions
87
Excursions from Albuquerque
107
Santa
115
Where to Stay in Downtown
123
Greater Santa Fe
132
Where to Dine in Downtown
139
Northeastern New Mexico
245
Northwestern New Mexico
266
Southwestern New Mexico
304
Deming Lordsburg
327
Gila Cliff Dwellings National
338
Ruidoso the Mescalero
350
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About the author (2005)

Lesley S. King grew up on a ranch in northern New Mexico, where she still returns on weekends to help work cattle. She’s a freelance writer and photographer, and she’s a columnist for New Mexico magazine—as well as an avid kayaker and skier. Formerly the managing editor for The Santa Fean, she has written about food and restaurants for The New York Times; the Anasazi culture for United Airline’s Hemispheres magazine; and the environment for Audubon. She is also the author of Frommer’s Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque, Frommer’s Great Outdoor Guide to Arizona & New Mexico, and New Mexico For Dummies, and she’s the co-author of Frommer’s American Southwest.

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