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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.

Interactive Map of Stops & Shops

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

Cindy Sheff, Realtor

Cindy Sheff, Realtor

Specializing in Real Estate Sales along the Turquoise Trail and Santa Fe homes on land.

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Heaven Boutique

Heaven Boutique

Beautiful & Romantic clothing, jewelry, cards & gifts. Unique Wedding Attire (sizes S-3x) same location 18 yrs!

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The Church

The Church

The Church is a fine and folk art gallery and event space in the East Mountains of New Mexico.

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Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Arts Since 1973

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Arts Since 1973

The biggest and best Art Gallery between ABQ & Santa Fe. Now with CHRISTMAS CITY, a new gallery of books and other playthings.

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Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden

Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden

Experience Origami in the Garden, a contemporary sculpture exhibition by Kevin Box and his collaborators. Walking paths wind through 5 acres of dramatic,…

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Burger Boy

Burger Boy

A family owned and run restaurant for 33 years! Come in a see us today!

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Upcoming Event

Madrid Christmas Open House

Weekends before Christmas 2017
Weekend activities in December through Christmas
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