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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

The Hollar

The Hollar

The Hollar fuses southern cooking with the freshest local ingredients. Comfort food done right!

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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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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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Just Too Cute

Just Too Cute

Clothing, Jewelry, Candles, Gifts, Home Décor, Local Artisans, Cards ... & more!

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Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve

Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve

A Santa Fe County Open Space Preserve. Open for Docent led tours only. Visit the Santa Fe County website. http://www.santafecountynm.gov/open_space_and_trails_program…

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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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Upcoming Event

September Live Music & Events in Madrid Railyard, Mine Shaft Tavern & Cantina

September 1-30, 2018
Live Music & Events in Madrid Railyard, Mine Shaft Tavern & Cantina
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