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White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument: This was great! Most of the book can be completed in the visitor center (using the video & displays) and then there are a few that include hikes and being out on the dunes. There are 3 different levels with varying requirements but for my 8, 6, and 3 year old it was definitely do-able. Don’t forget to get your sled from the gift shop and go “sanding”!

New Mexico. From the Carlsbad Caverns down south up to Roswell, over to Riodoso and up to the White Sands~~the whole state has such drastic changing landscapes! Love it~

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Visit the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument on a New Mexico travel adventure. Include Gila Cliff Dwellings in a road trip or hiking weekend for off-the-beaten-path fun.

Sand Sledding at White Sands National Monument New Mexico

White Sands National Monument - one of the world’s greatest natural wonders located an hour outside Las Cruces New Mexico // localadventurer.com

Gila National Forest

Silver City, NM - Gila National Forest, the first parcel set aside as protected wilderness by the U.S. Forest Service in 1924, is remote and enormous (it's slightly larger than Connecticut). But make the effort to visit, and you'll be rewarded with some of the Southwest's best hiking and camping, plus a chance to view the ancient Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, and to tour several ghost towns.

jackass junction

Jackass Junction, Oatman, AZ on Historic Route 66: lots of donkeys roaming this town, very funny to see. sometimes they go in the shops

Tips for visiting Four Corners Monument

Everything you need to know about Four Corners Monument in the Navajo Nation. Stand in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado at the same time! | tipsforfamilytrips.com