Story of New Mexico January & February Trips

Shake off the winter cold, grab your camera and hit the road with us. Celebrate New Mexico’s 100th birthday by experiencing its beauty and culture first hand. The Story of New Mexico tours are a great way to see the state, and learn its rich history. The best part? We do all the driving!

Check out some of our January and February tours:

[LineBreak] [h3]Ojo Caliente[/h3] Travel with us and enjoy what generations of New Mexicans have sought: the healing natural geothermal waters in the heart of northern New Mexico at Ojo Caliente Hot Springs. An assortment of pools, both indoor and outdoor, with varying temperatures and mineral composition offer a day of splendid relaxation. Whether you’re looking for relief from arthritis or want to affirm your New Year’s resolution, a soak in these delightful waters benefits your body, mind and spirit by providing calming nourishment. If you like, relax on the porch of the old lodge or hike the area’s trails. Fee includes transportation, seven mineral pools, steams, and saunas at the facility. Extras may be purchased. Lunch is not included.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuition: $89.00

[RedButton link=”″]Register for this Trip[/RedButton] [LineBreak] [h3]The Corn Dance at San Ildefonso Pueblo[/h3] [PictureFrame]Corn Dance, San Ildefonso NM[/PictureFrame]Come to enjoy and tour the pueblo, and see the Feast Day dances. Occupied since the 14th century, San Ildefonso Pueblo is one of the best known of the New Mexico “living” pueblos. The pueblo contains adobe buildings, ceremonial kivas, a central plaza and a church built in 1905 on the remains of a 17th-century mission church. San Ildefonso is famous for its matte and polished black-on-black pottery popularized in the early 20th century by Maria and Julian Martinez.

When: Monday, January 23, 2012, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $89.00

[RedButton link=”″]Register for this Trip[/RedButton] [LineBreak] [h3]Re-enactment of the Civil War in Socorro[/h3] [PictureFrame]Civil War Reenactment in Soccorro, NM[/PictureFrame]We will travel to Socorro for the re-enactment of the battle for the town. We will arrive in the early afternoon and tour the re-enactment camp that is set up a few miles away from Socorro. Enjoy talking to reenactors, see camp living, and period artifacts. There will be time for a meal at the plaza after the battle. Come with us as we help commemorate the 150-year anniversary of the Battle for Socorro. Fee includes guide and transportation.

When: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Tuition: $89.00

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New Mexico is called The Land of Enchantment for a reason, come find out why!

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If you have any questions, please contact Program Supervisor Joan Cok at (505) 277-0563.

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