Places you'll go!

Whether you want to be shown around town or take a tour to one of our exciting locations, Corn Maiden guides will make sure you have an amazing experience.  We will show you all the must-see points and lesser known treasures. Your guide will make suggestions regarding timing and itinerary. Our guests always have the option to modify and extend the tour route and duration. We stop frequently to take pictures and explore the area as long as they want.   

Land of Enchantment - The Cities

Santa Fe

Santa Fe is a magical city in the Sangre de Cristo foothills. It is the meeting point of three historic trails: the Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail and the Old Pecos Trail. Santa Fe is renowned for its pueblo-style architecture and as one of the world's major art centers. This city has been enchanting visitors for hundreds of years.

https://santafe.org

Taos

The town of Taos is in northern New Mexico’s high desert, surrounded by spectacular mountains and great natural beauty. For over a century it has been a center for artists creating a multicultural tradition of art work. The Rio Grande Gorge bridge, second highest in the U.S., offers a view of the geological formation of millennia and the Rio Grande’s path through the canyons.  https://taos.org

Albuquerque

Also known as "Duke City" Albuquerque has a lot to offer visitors, from historic Route 66 sites to Old Town founded in 1706 as a Spanish colony. Old Town is filled with historic adobe buildings, San Felipe de Neri Church, five museums, and shops selling Native American handicrafts. Nearby, The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center traces the area’s tribal history. It also boasts nature trails along the river and in the Sandia Mountains.

https://www.visitalbuquerque.org


Indian Pueblos

Acoma - Sky CIty

Acoma Pueblo is a Native American pueblo approximately 60 miles  west of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States. Three villages  make up Acoma Pueblo: Sky City, Acomita, and Mcartys.

Visit: http://www.acomaskycity.org


Jemez Pueblo

  

The Pueblo of Jemez is located in north-central New Mexico, approximately 50 miles northwest of Albuquerque. Among the many things to see are the Walatowa Visitor Center and Museum of History and Culture. The landscape on this drive is incredible and there are many natural points of interest. Visit the website to learn about Towa culture and traditions.

http://www.jemezpueblo.org/

Taos Pueblo

  

Taos Pueblo is an ancient pueblo belonging to a Tiwa-speaking Native American tribe of Puebloan people. It lies about 1 mile north of the modern city of Taos, New Mexico,

The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years.

http://taospueblo.c

Archaeology and Nautre

Cliff Dwellings

Bandelier and Puye Cliff Dwellings are two of the most spectacular sites along the Rio Grande.  Bandelier monument preserves the homes and territory of the Ancestral Puebloans of a later era in the Southwest.  The Puye Cliff Dwellings were occupied for over three centuries-from about 1250 to 1577 A.D.  Each site is a day trip unto itself and offers different perspectives of Ancestral Puebloan settlements.

Bandelier: https://www.nps.gov/band/index.htm

Puye: https://www.puyecliffs.com/

Salinas Pueblo Missions

The Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument is a complex of three Spanish missions located near Mountainair. The three sites offer a glimpse into a time in history entrenched with cultural borrowing, conflict, and struggles. The remaining ruins (Abo, Quarai, and Gran Quivira) stand as reminders of the Spanish and Pueblo People’s early encounters.  

https://www.nps.gov/sapu/index.htm 

Bosque Del Apache

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is located 97 miles south of Albuquerque. It is a favorite spot to watch the migration of the Sandhill cranes in the fall. The reserve is open year-round and provides safe harbor for its varied wildlife. The Bosque has many trails that can be covered by foot or car and it is a paradise for bird lovers and photographers.  

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bosque_del_apache/