You’ll Never Forget A Trip To These 10 Wild West Towns In New Mexico

Bullets, booze, and brothels. There’s a reason why the Old West is more commonly called the Wild West. While plenty of places were tame rather than lawless, other towns in New Mexico fully lived up to their violent reputation. Here are 10 of them:

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Have you visited any of these once turbulent places?

If you’re interested in New Mexico’s more disorderly residents, read our previous article: “Not Many People Know These 6 Wild West Legends Are Buried In New Mexico.”