Tag Archives: New Mexico Road Trip

2016 Year In Review

2016 was another busy year of exploring. From the lonely landscapes of western Texas and New Mexico in April, to the watery world of the upper Great Lakes in July, we observed wildly contrasting parts of the continent. Internationally, we had … Continue reading

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Travelogue: White Sands, Santa Fe, Bandelier

New Mexico’s landscapes are some of the wildest in the West, earning it the nickname “Land of Enchantment.” Driving from Carlsbad to Alamogordo provided plenty of varied scenery. The southeastern part of the state is mostly desert plains, but driving … Continue reading

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Statistics: Texas and New Mexico

Our first trip of 2016 took us to two states, three national parks, two national monuments and even a brief lunch stop in Mexico. Here’s how it all breaks down by the numbers. Click the image for larger view.

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Texas and New Mexico Photo Gallery

Images from our trip to Texas and New Mexico, April 13-24, 2016. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.

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Texas/New Mexico National Parks

Our spring break trip to Texas and New Mexico begins in just one week! Here’s a preview of the five major National Park Service sites we’ll be visiting, three National Parks and two National Monuments. Click the image for a larger … Continue reading

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Slight change of plans: Texas/New Mexico 2016

Last August, we got a jump start on planning our upcoming spring break trip. The first thing we booked was our return flight from Albuquerque to Chicago using air miles. Unfortunately in the months since August, the airline changed its … Continue reading

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