Exploring Northern New Mexico

The Northern New Mexico landscape is a colorful tapestry of natural wonders and Native American culture. Abiquiu Inn offers a central location that lets you explore Northern New Mexico’s rugged beauty and unique spirit.

Make your own path through the desert …
For a wonderful extended stay in New Mexico, book a casita or room at Abiquiu Inn & plan several day trips in the area? 

Espanola (22 miles from Abiquiu)
Located north of Santa Fe on the banks of the Rio Grande, Espanola offers outdoor recreation such as hiking, horseback riding, biking, whitewater rafting & kayaking. The area’s Pueblo Indian culture is reflected in many historic sites, including the Bandelier National Monument & Puye Cliff Dwellings. Espanola is also the closest business center to Abiquiu Inn.

Ojo Caliente (31 miles from Abiquiu)
This small spa town known for its medicinal waters makes a perfect pampering daytrip. 

Santa Fe (48 miles from Abiquiu)
Breathtaking mountains, Adobe architecture, gorgeous desert landscape make Santa Fe a popular escape for visitors from around the world. 

Chama (58 miles from Abiquiu)
Located near the Colorado border, Chama offers great outdoor recreation throughout the year, including hiking, boating, fishing, horseback riding and several parks. Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, a historic steam train that runs just one hour away from Colorado to Chama, New Mexico. Abiquiu Inn is located about 1 hour away by car, and it’s a beautiful drive! If you prefer to spend the night in Chama, please visit our sister property The Branding Iron Motel

Taos (61 miles from Abiquiu)
Near the Rio Grande Gorge, this charming community combines Pueblo & Spanish influences in a town that is part art colony, part resort, part historic site. Taos boasts ideal conditions for skiing & snowboarding in winter & hiking, biking or water recreation in the warmer months.