Northern New Mexico has long been one of those places that’s a dream for campers and RV travelers—and not just because of the mild weather and beautiful natural scenery. Santa Fe and the surrounding areas make up a cultural hub, complete with art galleries, diverse culinary experiences, festivals, ski resorts, and spas. No matter the time of year you decide to visit northern New Mexico, you’ll find something for everyone.
Make Northern New Mexico Your Next Camping and RV Destination
On top of beautiful, scenic campgrounds, northern New Mexico has a ton of national parks to explore and recreational activities to participate in. Did you know the following fun facts about New Mexico?
- New Mexico is the fifth-largest state in the U.S.
- New Mexico is home to:
- 15 national parks and monuments
- 34 state parks
- 26 wilderness areas
- New Mexico has 8 popular ski resorts.
- Wheeler Peak is the state’s highest peak at 13,161 feet.
- Elephant Butte Lake State Park is home to the state’s largest lake.
- The Rio Grande is the fourth-longest river in the country and spans New Mexico from north to south.
Even at a glance, it’s no wonder northern New Mexico is such a popular destination for campers and RV travelers. It’s the perfect destination for hiking, skiing, fishing, and a ton of other year-round outdoor activities. While Santa Fe has a lot to offer—art, food, festivals, and more—the surrounding areas have just as much to give.
Whether you like taking in national monuments, exploring state parks, hanging out in hot springs, or relaxing in spas and resorts, you’ll have no trouble finding something to do in northern New Mexico. Here’s a list of just some of the most popular attractions for camping and RVing in northern New Mexico:
- Aztec Ruins
- Capulin Volcano
- El Malpais
- El Morro
- Fort Union
- Gila Cliff Dwellings
- Salinas Pueblo Missions
Spas and Resorts
- El Monte Sagrado Resort and Spa
- The Spa at Hotel Santa Fe
- The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado
- La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa
Natural Hot Springs
- Battleship Rock and McCauley Hot Springs
- Black Rock Hot Springs
- Bubbles Hot Springs
- House Log Canyon Hot Springs
- Lightfeather Hot Springs
- Manby Hot Springs
- Montezuma Hot Springs
- San Francisco Hot Springs
- Turkey Creek Hot Springs
National Forest Campgrounds
- Carson National Forest
- Cibola National Forest
- Gila National Forest
- Lincoln National Forest
- Santa Fe National Forest
Book Your Stay at Los Suenos de Santa Fe RV Park and Campground
While you can’t go wrong by visiting any part of northern New Mexico on your next RV or camping adventure, we highly recommend visiting Santa Fe.
Los Suenos de Santa Fe RV Park and Campground is conveniently located near a ton of hiking trails and other outdoor activities and scenic landmarks just waiting to be explored. You’ll find gorgeous views everywhere you turn, and you’ll never be far from your next adventure.
It’s important to plan ahead—you don’t want to wait until the last minute and discover your chosen campground doesn’t have space for you. So, start putting together your trip itinerary, plan your routes, and reserve a spot at the campground that’s going to put you closest to the activities, events, and landmarks you most want to see on your trip to northern New Mexico.
We look forward to seeing you on your next camping or RV trip!