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IN DEPTH
Take Your Time Along the
BY STACEY ZABLE
Turquoise Trail
New Mexico's Highway 14 invites you to
embrace the history and beauty of the state.
The 11,000-square-mile panoramic
view of the Albuquerque area
from the Sandia Peak Tramway
You can easily drive on Interstate
25 North from Albuquerque to
Santa Fe in about an hour if
you're exploring the central part
of New Mexico. But really,
what's the fun in that? Instead,
take your time and stop along
the way while traveling the
approximately 50 miles on
Highway 14, known as the
Turquoise Trail. The National
Scenic Byway received its name
from the stone that can be
found in the region. The trail
begins in Tijeras (about a
20-minute drive south from
Albuquerque) and heads north through
Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, Golden, Madrid and
Cerrillos, ending at Top of the Trail in Santa Fe.
Each of these quaint stops offers a glimpse
The National
Scenic Byway
received its
name from
the stone
that can be
found in the
region.
into the Old West and mining towns.
Enjoy chances to view and purchase
artists' treasures and take in the
fascinating terrain of the region.
Explore the trail as a day trip from
either Albuquerque or Santa Fe, or
travel along its route, bookending a
stay in either city. Here are some of
the highlights of what you'll find on
your Turquoise Trail drive.
MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS
Don't miss a chance to see some of
New Mexico's canyons and scenic
vistas from the Sandia Peak Aerial
Tramway. The 15-minute ride brings
you to an elevation of 10,378 feet on the crest of
Sandia Mountains, where you can dine at Ten 3
restaurant or head off on one of the more than
100 hiking trails. Nearby in Sandia Park is the
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DIRT ROAD TRAVELS
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Travel Buzz
Kicking Off Summer Fun
Family Travel
Grand European Cities
Places We Love
Private Island Picks
Drive to Cruise
Could Fall Be the Best time to Travel?
Inspiring Journeys
In Depth
New Discoveries
Bon Voyage
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