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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

Wells Fargo Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

Stop by and meet dedicated team members who can help you reach your financial goals.

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Hollywick Farms Alpacas

Hollywick Farms Alpacas

Tour a working alpaca farm. Get up close and personal with the alpacas! Call for hours.

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Conley Studio Pottery & Friends

Conley Studio Pottery & Friends

Stoneware pottery by Lisa Conley. Gallery includes 30 regional artists and craftsmen. Fine Gifts & Local Indian Jewelry. Open daily.

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Trail Rider Pizza

Trail Rider Pizza

Proudly Celebrating 12 + years East Mountain Strong. Gourmet Pizzas! Slices, Subs, Gluten Free, Vegan, Dine-In or Take-Out.

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Crystal Dragon

Crystal Dragon

Offering handmade onsite Gold, Silver and Gemstone Jewelry, Indian Jewelry, Pottery, Crystals, Photography since 1983.

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Stoneridge Studio

Stoneridge Studio

Art nestled in the Cerrillos Hills.

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Upcoming Event

Madrid Christmas Open House

Every weekend between December 7-22, 2019
December Holiday Activities through Christmas.
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