10 Urban Legends In New Mexico To Keep You Awake At Night

Compared to other states, New Mexico is long on history, low on people, and it covers a large area. This means that solitude is easy to come by. While that’s a reason why many people love the Land of Enchantment, creepy tales you dismissed by daylight become a lot more sinister when you’re driving down a deserted road at night. Here are 10 urban legends to keep you looking over your shoulder!

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What urban legends did you grow up hearing about?

Some claims about New Mexico are odd rather than scary. That’s certainly the case with the Taos Hum. Learn more about this phenomenon here. There are also plenty of haunted hotels and restaurants in New Mexico. If you’d like to explore them, consider taking one of these scary road trips through either Northern or Southern New Mexico.