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10 Amazing Places You Can Go On One Tank Of Gas In New Mexico

Summer is road trip season. But we all know that gas can get expensive, especially when you’re traveling around the fifth largest state in the country. Luckily, you can see a lot of unforgettable attractions in New Mexico, even if you only shell out for one tank of gas.

On that amount of fuel, the average vehicle can go anywhere from 300-325 miles. During this road trip, you’ll travel from Albuquerque to Roswell (or vice versa). The drive time is 5 hours 13 minutes, and the journey is 307 miles in length. We’ve plotted out the trip on Google Maps so you can replicate it, or tweak it if you want.

The best way to explore New Mexico is by car. After all, there are plenty of scenic drives here and many of our state’s hidden gems are tucked away on back roads.

Are you up for this particular drive? Which New Mexico road trip has made the strongest impression on you?

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.