luminarias at Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Holiday Events on the Geronimo Trail

Love to rejoice in the season? So do our Byway destinations! Several events harken back to a time when gifts were handmade and holidays were spent with friends and neighbors at small town festivities.

Ghost Town Remains, Hillsboro NM

A Day in Hillsboro

Still relatively removed from the machinery of modern life, it’s easy to imagine what Hillsboro was like in its days as a bustling mining town in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Turn left for Chloride

Chloride for a Day

When was the last time you took a drive to Chloride? If you’ve never been, just the drive alone is scenic enough to make it worth your while. All weather roads that wind their way through breathtaking mountain vistas, vast high desert spaces stretching on for miles, and puffy-cloud-studded blue skies galore.

Highway to Chloride


Introducing—our new correspondent and blogger, Elise Curtin! She will be out on the trail in coming weeks and months, and has agreed to share her experiences here.