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12 Surefire Ways To Spot A Tourist In New Mexico

Most New Mexicans are happy to welcome you to the Land of Enchantment and pleased that you had the good sense to come here. That’s not just because tourism is important to our state – it generates $600 million in state and local revenue each year. We’re also proud of where we live and want you to love it here too. That being said, it’s often easy to tell if someone is a tourist in New Mexico.

Can you spot out-of-state tourists? What are some other giveaways that someone isn’t local?

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.