Looking for a reason to hit the road? Checking out one of New Mexico’s many scenic drives is the perfect way to spend the better part of an afternoon. Of the state’s 25 scenic byways, one we’ll feature today has the perfect combination of beautiful landscapes and history.

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You can find details about the scenic route, things to do, and places to dine by visiting the byway’s website or that of the Federal Highway Administration.

Website: Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway
Website: Federal Highway Administration

Looking for another lovely location that will have you exploring parts of New Mexico that you’ve probably never seen? You’ll want to check out the state’s first and largest designated wilderness area, the Gila Wilderness. Read more in America’s First Designated Wilderness Area Is Also One Of New Mexico’s Most Underrated Natural Beauties.

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