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New Mexico itinerary: Farmington

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Welcome to Farmington, a basecamp for the Four Corners region. The city’s breathtaking landscape, one-of-a-kind culture and inviting hospitality welcomes groups to create an adventure.

“Visiting Farmington allows groups to step back in time, walk the paths of ancestral Puebloans and experience the rich culture of the area,” said Deanna Rothlisberger, group sales coordinator for Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The four distinct but mild seasons make outdoor adventures especially enjoyable.”

With more than 70 parks, a fully developed riverwalk and live theater, visiting groups are hard-pressed to get back on the road.


EXPLORE
Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, N.M.Photo: Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, N.M.

 

Travel the largest excavated prehistoric ruins in North America at Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Magnificent great houses, kivas, rock art and stunning vistas make these ruins a must-see for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts. Guided tours, hiking and biking trails, campfire talks and night sky programs are available.


DISCOVER
Journey into the Past Tours

Rock art, Dinétah Rock Art & Pueblitos, near Farmington, N.M.Photo: Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Rock art, Dinétah Rock Art & Pueblitos, near Farmington, N.M.

 

Allow Journey into the Past Tours’ archaeologists guide the group through Dinétah Rock Art & Pueblitos. These small Navajo ruins were built between 1680 and 1775. With more than 200 pueblitos to explore, and ceremonial images painted on canyon walls to see, these ruins will give any group a truly enchanting experience.


LEARN
Farmington Museum

Trading post, Farmington, N.M.Photo: Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Trading post, Farmington, N.M.

 

Start a tour at the Farmington Museum, where groups learn the history of trading posts and the role they played in early settlement. Then, enjoy pre-arranged cultural talks and live artisan demonstrations at area trading posts. Shop for authentic Native American jewelry and Navajo rugs, or simply explore the art of the regional Native American cultures.


SEE
Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater

Performance, Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater, Farmington, N.M.Photo: City of Farmington

Performance, Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater, Farmington, N.M.

 

Spend an evening enjoying live entertainment under the stars amid a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. Previous productions include Grease, Fiddler on the Roof and The Addams Family. Performances are held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from mid-June to early August.

ASK
Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau
505-326-7602
farmingtonnm.org

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