Rio Rancho NM hotels. Search for hotels in Rio Rancho New Mexico United States of America. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of New Mexico. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. New Mexico folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in New Mexico
Pecos National Historical Park; the scenery of Valle Vidal; Fort Craig National Historic Site; El Santuario Church National Historic Landmark; Taos Ski Valley; Fort Sumner, where Billy the Kid was shot by his former friend Sheriff Pat Garrett (who was later shot when he got out of his car to take a leak); Cimarron Canyon State Park; City of Rocks State Park; Chaco Canyon National Historic Park; Rio Grande Gorge State Park; Carlsbad Caverns National Park; Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railyway; Bandelier National Monument; Bottomless Lakes State Park; Glorieta Battlefield National Historic Landmark; Puye Cliff Dwellings National Historic Landmark; Kit Carson Memorial State Park; Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument; Bandelier National Monument; and White Sands National Monument, are among the attractions of New Mexico.
Myths, Scary Stories, Legends, Monsters, Ghosts and Folklore in New Mexico
Several ghosts, including the spectre of a sales rep who vanishes in the dining room (where there was once a well into which he jumped) in La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe; the ghost of a Civil War soldier at Fort Craig National Historic Site; the sad ghost of Julia, still grieving for her child, in La Posada De Santa Fe; the Spring Heel Jack of Silver City; and the ghost of Kit Carson himself in the Kit Carson Home and Museum in Taos, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of New Mexico.
Spectres including a lady dressed in pink and another in 'forties fashion, in the Hotel Andaluz, Albuquerque; the many hauntings of the ruined pueblo and mission in the Jemez State Monument Heritage Area; Black Eyed Kids in Albuquerque; La Llorona, the Weeping Woman who wanders far and wide in search of her children, whom she drowned many years ago (beware, as she sometimes drowns the chldren of other people, too); and the ghost of a bride awaiting her groom in the Honeymoon Suite, as well as a spectral "working girl", in Laguna Vista Lodge, Eagle Nest, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in New Mexico.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Albuquerque, Houston, Philadelphia, Lake Tahoe, Chicago, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Corpus Christi, Minneapolis, Honolulu, San Diego, Phoenix, Dallas, Juneau, St Louis, Las Vegas, Savannah, Boston, Atlantic City, Santa Fe, Atlanta, Anchorage, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Sitka, Detroit, Washington DC, Sacramento, New York, Skagway, Los Angeles, Fairbanks, San Francisco and Seattle. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as Rodeos, the Everglades, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Adirondacks, Mount Rushmore, Route 66, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Bryce Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yosemite National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Okefenokee Swamp, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Appalachians, Mount Rainier National Park, the California coastline, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta and the Ozarks. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Good luck on your travels.
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