9 Colorful Things to Do on Your Christmas Vacation in New Mexico 


New Mexico, rich in culture, history, and beauty, offers a unique Christmas vacation. Explore 9 colorful things to do in the Land of Enchantment.

Luminarias are paper bags filled with sand and candles that light up the streets and buildings of New Mexico during Christmas. 

See the luminarias 


Taos Pueblo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in North America.

Visit Taos Pueblo 


Ruidoso is a mountain town that offers a variety of winter activities, including skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and sleigh rides. 

Ski in Ruidoso 


Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to more than 100 caves that are filled with stunning formations and wildlife. 

Explore Carlsbad Caverns 


Christmas on the Pecos is a boat tour along the Pecos River in Carlsbad, showcasing over 100 displays of holiday lights reflecting on the water.

Experience Christmas on the Pecos 


The Winter Spanish Market is an annual event in Santa Fe that showcases the work of local artists and craftsmen who use traditional techniques and materials.  

Shop at the Winter Spanish Market 


The Christmas Eve Procession is a spectacular event that takes place at the San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town Albuquerque. 

Attend the Christmas Eve Procession 


Canyon Road is a historic street in Santa Fe that is lined with art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. 

Walk along Canyon Road 


The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the life and work of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century.  

Visit the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum 


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