Here’s Why You’ll Want To Take New Mexico’s Most Budget-Friendly Road Trip

For a lot of people, a New Mexico road trip brings to mind our big cities, like Albuquerque or Santa Fe. However, if you’re looking for a weekend getaway you’ll want to check out this adventure in the southern part of the state, especially if you’re looking for a trip that’s easy on the pocketbook! Here are some of the great things that await.

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In all, with the laid-back, historical ambiance of Old Mesilla, its shops and cafes, and ample outdoor recreation nearby, this spot in southern New Mexico makes for a casual weekend getaway that won’t break the bank.

Have you visited the Town of Mesilla and the surrounding area? How about Dripping Springs? Have any tips for fellow travelers?