Everyone In New Mexico Should Take This Underappreciated Scenic Drive

Driving in New Mexico isn’t just the means by which you get from point A to point B; it’s one of the best ways to see all of the beauty our state has to offer. This scenic drive in Northern New Mexico will take you in a loop throughout some of the Land of Enchantment’s most charming towns and landscapes. Get the camera ready, because this underrated drive is so worth capturing.

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Have you driven upon the Enchanted Circle? What’s your favorite area of the drive? We’d love to hear it in the comments, and don’t forget to share photos from your adventures with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured!

For another winding road with some of the best views of fall foliage, check out this other scenic byway in the area.