Both A Museum And A Petting Zoo, New Mexico’s Casa Grande Trading Post Is An Underrated Day Trip Destination
As you explore the beauty and attractions along the Turquoise Trail, (the remarkable scenic byway that connects Santa Fe and Albuquerque), there is one stop that you certainly will not want to miss: the Casa Grande Trading Post. Located in Cerrillos, this unique attraction features everything you need for the perfect day trip including animals, Cerrillos Turquoise, and interesting history. The Casa Grande Trading Post in New Mexico is much more than just a trading post. It is also a Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum and petting zoo.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate
There is something for every member of your family at the Casa Grande Trading Post in Cerrillos. Be aware that some attractions, such as the museum, do require an additional fee.
Have you ever been to this New Mexico attraction? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience.