Experience New Mexico in One of Our Rental Cars
If you're planning a trip to the Land of Enchantment, hop in a New Mexico rental car and get your family adventure started. With over 500 years of Hispanic culture to discover, New Mexico is vibrant with diversity and unique landmarks that will inspire you to learn more.
The family will love the great history of the True West, the Santa Fe Railroad and learning about the infamous Billy the Kid. All of these influences can be found and experienced in modern New Mexico. While here, take a stroll in the Southwest, go fishing or visit downtown Santa Fe for souvenirs and dining. Wherever you end up, you're sure to have a great time in New Mexico.
When you arrive to Las Cruces, you'll quickly see why this city's motto is "Stay Sunny". With an average of eight inches of rainfall a year, the city is full of sun and sand in a dry desert climate. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of year-round outdoor activities, such as:
To the east, the majestic spires of the Organ Mountains rise from the floor of the Chihuahuan Desert with rolling hills and spindly plants. To the west, the Rio Grande cuts a wide green path of tall trees and fertile fields through the Mesilla Valley.
Hot air balloons traditional southwest dining and living history museums are just some of the attractions that await you when the family arrives. Family fun events in the area include:
- Albuquerque BioPark and Botanic Garden
- Tingley Beach fishing lakes
The kids will also love to stroll along the natural river and learn about the valley and its inhabitants at the Rio Grande Nature Center. If you can leave the little ones for a bit, head out on a romantic hot air balloon ride and enjoy the scenery at night.
Let your Albuquerque rental car guide your family through the beautiful city of Santa Fe. It's a city for history buffs, and at 400 years old, Santa Fe is the nation's oldest capital city. The early Native American inhabitants called it "Dancing Ground of the Sun"; while the founding frontiersman at the turn of the 20th century referred to it as "The City Different". This unique blend of ancient and modern customs will showcase itself at some of the markets in the city. There you can find artwork and unique handmade goods in what's referred to as the Legendary Trading Center.