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Stops Along The Turquoise Trail
Sandia Crest House Gift Shop & RestaurantHighway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
Elevation 10678 feet. Enjoy breathtaking views, eclectic gifts and light dining. Open daily.
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Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift - Enter Cibola National Forest and take a scenic chairlift ride gliding over the lush forest below. The more adventurous can take their own mountain bikes (or rent one) up the chairlift and ride down over 15 miles of trails. Enjoy specialties at the outdoor grill. Weekends & holidays, Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day.
Shugarman’s Little Chocolate Shop - Organic ingredients and exotic flavors leave you begging for more at this hidden chocolate oasis. Open Wednesday to Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.
Mostly Madrid - Featuring the jewelry and art of the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Navajo and local artisans.
Cerrillos Community Church - A Bible based Christian Fellowship. Sunday Bible Study, 8:15-8:45AM. Worship, 9:00-10:00AM.
Johnsen & Swan Fine Artisans - Handcrafted leather, wood, jewelry, pottery by acclaimed regional artisans. Enjoy the sounds of the bronze windbells by famed architect Paolo Soleri in the windbell garden. After more than 20 fun-filled successful years in Madrid, we have our 2 buildings and business FOR SALE. They come with absolutely everything - all inventory and display, a cozy sleeping loft and "clawfoot" bathtub. Be a shopkeeper or an artisan and add your art to the work of these popular artisans. The smaller building is a rentable studio space. OWNER FINANCING IS AVAILABLE. For details: call (505)473-1963 or e-mail judy@johnsEnandswan.com
Just Too Cute - Miche Bags, Switchflops, Woodwick Candles, Home Decor, Jewelry, Christian Gifts, Cards, Local Artisans ... & more!
East Mountain Centre for Theatre - Offering quality theatrical performances for all ages as well as after-school and summer educational programs for children.
Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site - "Living with the Land" Free tours, lectures, workshops, demos. Interpretive Center.
Sandia Peak Tramway - Ride the Tramway - 2.7 miles rising to 10,378 feet with an 11,000 square mile panoramic view.
Celebrating Madrid's 40th anniversary & Cinco de Mayo: ANNUAL KICK-OFF FOR SUMMER EVENTS IN MADRID.
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National Scenic BywayOn June 15, 2000 the Turquoise Trail received designation as a National Scenic Byway from the The National Scenic Byways Program after completing a comprehensive corridor management plan.
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