Author: Barbara Laine
Release Date: 2016-04-12
Frommer’s books aren’t written by committee, or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. We employ the best local experts to author our guides, like Don and Barbara Laine, award-winning journalists who live in New Mexico and love sharing their home state with awed visitors. Their insider’s take on their home state introduces readers to the best and most authentic restaurants, hotels, shops, attractions and nightlife; providing unique insights into the history, natural wonders and contemporary culture of this southwestern powerhouse. Most importantly, they’ll tell you straight out what’s worth your precious vacation time...and what you can skip with no qualms. This light, portable book includes a fold-out map, exact pricing, opening hours, and the other important details. It features smartly conceived itineraries for varying interests and a look at both New Mexico’s fascinating history and its vibrant, contemporary culture with information on New Mexico’s many outdoor attractions and activities. From the best hiking trails, ski resorts and trustworthy outfitters, to horseback riding and hot air ballooning, this invaluable guide offers tips for saving money in ALL price ranges, whether you need to pinch pennies or can splash out a bit.
New Mexico native Zora O'Neill shares her appreciation for the Land of Enchantment in this full-color guide, from exploring the Acoma Pueblo—a 12th-century Native American settlement built upon a 367-foot mesa—to hitting the slopes at Taos Ski Valley. O'Neill offers a variety of trip strategies accompanied by vibrant photos and helpful maps, such as Weekend Getaways, American Indian Heritage, and Not Just Hot Tamales—a guide to sampling the tastiest examples of the region's distinctive cuisine. Full of tips on hiking aspen-covered mountainsides, wandering among crumbling Franciscan churches, and checking out the area's thriving art scene, Moon Santa Fe, Taos, & Albuquerque gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Author: E. B. Held
Publisher: UNM Press
Release Date: 2011-01
In this fascinating guide, former CIA agent E. B. Held uses declassified documents from both the CIA and KGB, as well as secondary sources, to trace some of the most notorious spying events in United States history occurring in New Mexico.
Author: Bob D'Antonio
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
Release Date: 2004
The Santa Fe-Taos area contains a wide selection of easily accessible trails throughout its mountains and high desert -- places where outdoors enthusiasts can explore the diverse topography and ecosystems of northern New Mexico year-round. Now for the first time in one convenient volume, seasoned guidebook author Bob D'Antonio introduces you to 52 great hikes within an hour of these two towns. From alpine peaks to sage-covered mesas, northern New Mexico offers incredible hiking opportunities -- and Santa Fe-Taos Hiking Guide leads you to the best. Book jacket.
Author: David Vokac
Release Date: 2018-01-05
This unique guidebook with more than 200 listings includes all of the most distinctive restaurants; attractions in town and side trips to charming small villages like Las Vegas and Taos; spas; lodgings from romantic and luxurious resorts, hotels, and bed and breakfast inns to budget-oriented motels; a unique weather profile and livability data.
Through New Mexico’s Official Scenic Historic Markers we learn about the people, the geological features, and the historical events that have made the Land of Enchantment a place unlike any other. An index to our history, these markers tell an incredible story about our cultures and origins. This revised and expanded edition of Roadside New Mexico provides additional information about these sites and includes approximately one hundred new markers, sixty-five of which document the contribution of women to the history of New Mexico. Now structured alphabetically for easier identification, each essay also offers suggestions of similar Historic Markers to help readers explore each topic further. In addition, Pike includes entries on “Ghost Markers”—those sites missing from the road that still impart significant historical lessons. Roadside New Mexico delivers a useful companion for travelers who want to understand more about the landscapes and inhabitants of the state.
Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Santa Fe will lead you straight to the very best the city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide and map is the perfect pocket-sized companion. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore this city with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Santa Fe and map.
Albuquerque may be (well deservedly) known for Route 66, Breaking Bad, and its famous green chile. But there’s much more to know—and love—about this lively Southwestern city. Whether you’re a native Albuquerquean looking to mark another local experience off your “bucket list,” or an out-of-towner in search of a few vacation ideas, let 100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die be your guide. The book celebrates the top ways to (re)discover the city—from a trip 4,000 feet up an aerial tramway to a public art walk. No Duke City exploration is complete without getting outdoors—and rewarding yourself with a delicious meal afterwards. This guide includes places to hike, bike, and paddle, and where to dine on dishes prepared by the city’s top chefs. Before you head out on your next adventure, check out this list to see what makes Albuquerque a world unto itself.
Author: Mary Emmerling
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Release Date: 2013-02-17
The iconic symbol of love everlasting in charming, quirky, gorgeous collectibles. As jewelry, fashion, and home décor, the stylized, iconic heart wins us over. We wear it around our necks and on our classy cowgirl boots; it enhances our horse gear and saddle bags; it distinguishes our style from head to toe and lavishes our home with love and sweetness. Here are more than 250 examples of the heart in exquisitely crafted silver and myriad other materials, doing what it does best—capturing our hearts! Mary Emmerling is the best-selling author of more than 25 books. She was the creative director of Country Home Magazine for ten years. She hosted HGTV’s Country At Home show, worked as the decorating editor for House Beautiful, and was editor-in-chief of her own Mary Emmerling Country Magazine for the New York Times. She now lives in Santa Fe. She authored Art of the Cross and Art of Turquoise with Jim Arndt. Jim Arndt is the author of How to Be a Cowboy and photographed Art of the Cross, Art of Turquoise, and several Cowboy Boot books. He lives in Santa Fe.
Author: Susan Weber
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Christmas in the 400-year-old city of Santa Fe is a rich cultural feast of Spanish, Anglo, and Native American traditions. Through stories and color photos, Christmas in Santa Fe illustrates those traditions, from glowing farolitos that line buildings and walkways, to the Christmas-day dances at the pueblos, to the Spanish nativity plays performed on the plaza. Christmas in Santa Fe is the perfect souvenir for visitors and gift for residents.
"Offbeat New Mexico' is a guide for the independent traveler who wants to discover the people, places, and events that have shaped the Land of Enchantment. Explore our art from ancient petroglyphs to the graffiti of Albuquerque. Walk in the footsteps of Georgia O'Keeffe. Follow atomic history from Los Alamos to Trinity.We won't tell you where to eat or sleep, but we will tell you about the "Mother Road" (also known as historic Route 66) and the Navajo Long Walk. How the town of Truth or Consequences got its name, what happened to the once-thriving community of Blackdom., and where you can go sledding down a hill of gypsum.Our 200 pages introduce you to over 100 towns and cities from Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos to unique communities like Cimarron, Sunspot, and Madrid, not to mention Cold Beer, New Mexico.Special Focus sections highlight the back stores; the origin of the delightful Storyteller pottery figures, the real history of Billy the Kid, and the events behind the UFO controversy that rocked the town of Roswell and fascinated the world.
Author: Joel B. Stein
Publisher: Clear Light Pub
Release Date: 2003-01
A Web-interactive book to over 1,000 sights and attractions, this guide highlights Santa Fe's accommodations, restaurants, historical sites, museums, shopping areas, art galleries, spas, Indian pueblos, and the surrounding area.
The best guide to exploring the Ancient City in depth, on walking, running and bicycling tours through narrow streets and broad vistas. Pinkerton shares the stories behind the churches, monuments and neighborhoods. "This is a wonderful book. The fine text will not only provide route information and plenty of background historical material but a pleasurable reading experience as well." --Going Places: The Guide to Travel Guides