Escape Back In Time To Winston General Store In Remote New Mexico

This old town in the Land of Enchantment is truly a blast from the past. Winston, New Mexico was established in 1881 by miners who found surrounding towns a bit too rowdy. The original locals of the town liked to keep things simple and slow. There’s no better way to enjoy this little old town than to visit Winston General Store, which is still in operation. This simple roadside stop features gas pumps to fuel up, basic grocery items, unique souvenirs, and even showers if you’re a traveler in need of some sprucing up. Winston General Store might not have all the frills of some stores in the city but you’ll truly feel like you’ve escaped to the past.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you ever been to Winston? Did you stop at Winston General Store? What was it like? We’d love to hear about your experience in the comments!

Speaking of remote destinations in the Land of Enchantment, this is the most remote and isolated place in our entire state, and it’s breathtaking.