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Summer Guide 2010

Ready for Summer? Let's make the most of it

June 16, 2010, 12:00 am
There’s nothing like eight months of icy winter lockdown to make you really appreciate summer. And this winter felt particularly punitive, so we’re really ready to start appreciating.

It’s easy to have fun in Santa Fe during the summer. For one thing, there’s just so much to do here (check out our culture calendar and music festival guide for just a few ideas).

There’s also lots to do elsewhere, and much of this year’s Summer Guide explores adventures and events happening all around New Mexico. So when you’re ready to take a day trip or long weekend, you might want to consider heading south to Las Cruces for some seriously hot weather or checking out a Deming event so unique, it gives Zozobra a quack for its money. You could finally go see an Isotopes game or visit those national parks you’ve heard so much about. You could also strap on some scuba gear, see wild horses run free, forage for wild mushrooms or watch the sun rise over Abiquiu Lake.

As you read this year’s Summer Guide, be sure also to keep your eye on the bottom of the page for suggested hikes, swim spots, museums, events and more.

Just want to sit around drinking margaritas? That’s fine, too. But you might regret not getting out and about once the snow starts falling again. Just sayin’.

Summer Guide 2010 Articles:

Duck to Water
A trip to Deming will give you something to quack about

Secret Society
The best way to learn about mushrooms is to just start  hunting for them

Get Lost at Ghost Ranch
Here are four ways to let the spirit move you to low-tech fun

Having Fun
Head to the ballpark for an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment

Wild, Wild Horses
...could drag me away.

Some Like It Hot
Heat and history await, just four hours south

Go National
Find adventure in New Mexico’s national parks

Diving in the Desert
Santa Rosa isn’t Fiji, but it does have water

Hot Buys
Don't forget to accessorize your summer adventures


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