October is here and that means fall! New Mexico is the perfect place to explore in the fall. With vibrant colors, cooler temperatures and beautiful scenery, New Mexico has something for everyone to enjoy this season. Road trips, biking, and hiking are excellent ways to get outdoors and take in the transition from summer to winter. Your fall trip to New Mexico will be chock-full of outdoor and cultural adventures that the whole family will love.
For the outdoor lover, explore the endless hiking, biking and fishing possibilities right here in the Farmington area. If you are a National Park lover, we’ve got 5 all within an easy drive from Farmington making Casa Blanca Inn the perfect place to call your home away from home for the duration of your visit.
If you are looking for adventure around town, no problem. There is so much to see and do in Farmington, you will love it. Stroll around historic downtown Farmington or the popular Animas River Trail system. With over 8 miles to investigate, you will enjoy spending time birdwatching, feeding ducks and geese, and getting some fresh air. Visit some of our amazing parks for some rest and relaxation in the afternoon sunshine. Discover some one-of-a-kind museums, art galleries and wineries right here in Farmington. Visit the Riverside Nature Center for an up-close place to observe wildlife that features plants and animals of the riverside ecosystem.
The cultural adventures are excellent as well. Learn about some Native American cultures. The Four Corners area is home to the Navajo, Southern Ute, Ute Mountain Ute, Hopi, and Jicarilla-Apache tribes. Tribal lands and history runs deep in New Mexico. The Navajo Nation tribe is the largest Nation American tribe in the U.S. Their reservation land that covers over 27,000 square miles sits just outside of Farmington. Various cultural centers and museums are the perfect places to see ancient artwork, artifacts and photography – all which tell the fascinating stories of the different tribes. Decide which tribes you want to learn about here.
If you have questions while planning your fall trip to New Mexico, give us a call. We are happy to help answer any questions you may have, and make recommendations on not-to-miss activities right here in Farmington.