Sunday, July 6, 2014

What to do: in Taos, New Mexico!

 
1. Go white water rafting down the Rio Grande
 


 
2. Go to Doc Martin's and order the huevos rancheros. You will not be disappointed.
 
 
3. Walk over the Rio Grande gorge bridge. It's the 7th highest bridge in the United States.
 





4. Pull over at the scenic overlooks. Stand there for 10 minutes and maybe you'll see a BEAR!!!!
 


 
5. Not Pictured: Go on a llama trek!!
 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

What to do: Santa Fe, New Mexico!

 1. Go horseback riding through the mountains.
 




 
2. Check out the Santa Fe Bandstand's 100 nights of concerts. I got to see the Wheeler Brothers, a folk rock band out of Austin, TX.
 


 
 3. Go for a hike. When you get to the top of any mountain, you'll be able to see Los Alamos which is about a 45 minute drive from Santa Fe.
 

 
 4. Go shopping in the amazing upscale downtown and then eat lunch at one of the many rooftop restaurants.
 
 
5. Stay at the Bishop's Lodge Inn. Beat the heat in the pool!
 


 
 6. Go to happy hour at one of the many rooftop restaurants/bars and watch the sunset.
 

Next up, Taos!!
 


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What to do: in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

1. Go on a hot air balloon ride. At sunrise. And have a champagne toast at the end!
 
 



 
2. Eat lots of New Mexican food. Including sopapillas. Drinks lots of margaritas.
 

 
3. Visit museums close to Old Town. Check out all the cool artwork and history.
 
 
4. Go to dinner at Sandiago's, and watch the sun set over Albuquerque.
 

 
5. Stay at this quirky bed and breakfast. You'll stay in adobe style casitas. You'll get an amazing homemade breakfast every morning. You'll see weddings in the courtyard most nights. You'll get a unique experience.
 
 
6. Go on a tour of the city. You'll get cool facts like "What is New Mexico's state questions?" (red or green?) Most importantly, you'll get to see spots where Breaking Bad was filmed!!
 
 
7. Find Walter White's house!!! The most famous TV house.
 
 
8. Go to Route 66 diner and get the most amazing milkshake of your life
 

9. Watch a sunrise. And a sunset (watermelon sunset on the Sandia Mountains)
 

 
10. Take the tram up the Sandia Mountains and go for a hike. Beautiful views of Albuquerque and the ski slopes.




Next up, Santa Fe!!