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Welcome to the Turquoise Trail

The perfect day trip linking Santa Fe and Albuquerque!

Venture off the freeway and onto the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, and you'll see what we mean. The Scenic and Historic Area encompasses 15,000 square miles in the heart of central New Mexico, linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The drive is approximately 50 miles along Highway 14. Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, now coming alive with art, crafts, theater, music, museums and restaurants.





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Plan Your Day Trip On The Turquoise Trail

The Scenic and Historic Area of the Turquoise Trail encompasses 15,000 square miles in the heart of central New Mexico, linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, now coming alive with art, crafts, theater, music, museums and restaurants. View Interactive Map »

Featured Stops & Shops

Back Roads Home Decor

Back Roads Home Decor

Curated Antiques and Collectibles, One-of-a-kind, Upcycled Heirloom Quality Furniture

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Cerrillos Station

Cerrillos Station

A village complex to delight locals and visitors alike. Beautiful functional gifts, groceries, fitness, beauty.

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Gypsy Plaza

Gypsy Plaza

12 unique shops in Madrid's south end. Featuring local arts, jewelry, chocolates, paintings, sculpture, leather, metal & fiber arts and vintage boots &…

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Beer Creek

Beer Creek

Pizza & Pub Food establishment. Wonderful beer and wine list. Live music on weekends. Closed Mondays. Weekdays 1:30pm-11pm, Weekends 11am-11pm

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Weasel & Fitz

Weasel & Fitz

Recycled and found-object art with a touch of whimsey.

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Hill Top Productions, LLC

Hill Top Productions, LLC

Film Festival Production Services, DCP Rendering

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Upcoming Event

Cerrillos Town Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, August 22, 2020
Cerrillos Annual Townwide Yardsale
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