This Old West Road Trip Through New Mexico Is So Wild It Should Be Illegal

Travel back in time to the days when the West was a lawless place, overrun with gunslingers. See where the events you were supposed to pay attention to in history class actually took place! This road trip offers dramatic stories, fascinating stops, and absolutely no pop quizzes. So what are you waiting for?

This drive traverses the state, covering 643 miles, with a driving time of 10 hours and 49 minutes, without stops – you’ll want to break this up over several days. Here is the map.

Even if you don’t have time for an entire road trip, you might be able to squeeze in a visit to one of these 10 Wild West towns in New Mexico.