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  • Camel Rock

    Camel Rock

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Easy to find; just off a highway exit, across from the Camel Rock Casino. And you already know what it looks like.

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  • New Mexico Museum of Space History

    New Mexico Museum of Space History

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    New Mexico reaches for the stars with an educational and amusing collection of exhibits and unique artifacts.

  • Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Hatch, New Mexico

    Teako Nunn has gathered America's fiberglass statue elite at his BBQ restaurant and RV business.

  • International UFO Museum

    International UFO Museum

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Most serious look at UFOs in town. For those who go bug-eyed over little green men and their cracked-up saucers, the truth is in here.

  • Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy

    Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Bulb-headed aliens and outer space jalopies: a sure sign you've reached downtown Roswell.

  • Area 51 Museum, Alien Zone

    Area 51 Museum, Alien Zone

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Pose for gag photos with aliens, and see a black light City of the Future!

  • Tinkertown

    Tinkertown

    Sandia Park, New Mexico

    Tiny miniatures -- too many to count -- in mechanical motion, the life's work of the late Ross Ward.

  • Four Corners USA

    Four Corners USA

    Shiprock, New Mexico

    The only spot in the country where you can stand in four states balanced on one toe.

  • The Very Large Array (VLA)

    The Very Large Array (VLA)

    Socorro, New Mexico

    Money-shot from countless sci-fi films, the VLA listens for exotic space noise while tolerating terrestrial tourists.

  • White Sands: Alien Dunescape

    White Sands: Alien Dunescape

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    Ride snow saucers year-round down towering dunes of gypsum crystals. Surprisingly close to civilization for an alien moonscape.

  • Atomic Cannon

    Atomic Cannon

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    One of the surviving M65 280mm atomic cannons, designed to fire a nuclear shell far enough so that it would destroy an enemy without vaporizing itself.

  • National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Former National Atomic Museum still packs a punch with weapons and memorabilia of the Atom Age.

  • Smokey Bear Museum And Grave

    Smokey Bear Museum And Grave

    Capitan, New Mexico

    Smokey Bear was a cartoon character and a real bear. A cartoon lives forever, but the real bear died.

  • El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    Chimayo, New Mexico

    Miraculous Catholic shrine in New Mexico. Many attest to the spiritual and physical curative powers of faith in the sacred dirt.

  • Billy the Kid's Two Graves

    Billy the Kid's Two Graves

    Fort Sumner, New Mexico

    Where Billy's real grave is located, for purists who aren't satisfied with the fake grave in town.

  • Apple Boy

    Apple Boy

    High Rolls, New Mexico

    A 13-foot-tall retro apple-headed lad designed by its owners, who are artists and apple fans.

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