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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

Gypsy Plaza

Gypsy Plaza

A courtyard of unique shops at Madrid's south end. Featuring local arts, jewelry. chocolates, paintings, photography, clothing and stone creations.

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Cowgirl Red

Cowgirl Red

Vintage Western! Art, Antiques, Pawn/Indian Turquoise Jewelry. Over 400 vintage Cowboy Boots!

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Ghost Town Trading Post & Lodging

Ghost Town Trading Post & Lodging

Ghost Town Trading Post, Talavera,jewelery,pottery,clothing. GhostTown Lodging and Ghost Town Loft - 2 beautiful self catering apartments with Sat TV,wi…

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Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden

Private sculpture garden of artists Jennifer and Kevin Box. Artworks rotate annually on this outdoor walking trail. Open seasonally.

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Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo

Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo

We mine and sell rare Cerrillos Turquoise. Gift Shop, Collectibles, old Bottles, Rocks and Minerals. Featured on Antiques Roadshow. "Come by & feed the…

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The Mine Shaft Tavern and Cantina

The Mine Shaft Tavern and Cantina

Madrid's Historic Tavern with a deck overlooking town serving lunch & dinner with a full bar. Winner of the Santa Fe Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown!…

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Upcoming Event

Memorial Day Softball Game

Monday, May 27, 2024
Memorial Day Softball Game at the Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark in Madrid, New Mexico
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