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  • Published on Dec 20, 2016
    Rving in New Mexico for the Holidays

    Snowbird Rving in New Mexico for the Holidays

    There are many reasons why people head south for the winter, the warm weather being the most obvious.  But people also head south for the holidays as well.  It’s a great time to vacation as a family, enjoy the outdoor activities in the warmer climates, and experience the holidays in a different setting.  If you’re worried about missing out on all the holiday traditions back home, not to worry. New Mexico has plenty of holiday activities to keep the spirit alive.

    Albuquerque and Santa Fe: Luminarias and Farolitos 
    On Christmas Eve, the main plazas of both these cities are decorated with thousands of luminarias. In Santa Fe, cider is served, carols are sung and groups walk to the nearby Cross of the Martyrs.


    Christmas Events in Santa Fe
    In Santa Fe, families can also enjoy an annual Winter Spanish Market, a special Midnight Mass, and a traditional “Las Posadas” play about Mary and Joseph’s search for a room in Bethlehem. A yearly “Christmas at the Palace” event at the Palace of the Governors combines Hispanic, Anglo, and Native American traditions, and families will find carols, story-telling, native dances, and an appearance by Santa Claus.


    Angel Fire Resort, Si Apache and Taos Ski Valley Torchlight Parades
    The dark sky forms a perfect backdrop for the Christmas Eve torchlight parade and the New Year’s Eve torchlight parade and fireworks. Watch or participate in the parade as torches light the way for Santa and Mrs. Claus as fireworks on the mountainside slopes trumpet their grand entrance.


    Snowshoe into New Year at Valles Caldera December 31 
    Ring in the New Year with cross-country skiing an/or snowshoeing under the stars at the Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve Celebration, 6 p.m.–1 a.m., at the Valles Caldera National Preserve west of Los Alamos December 31, 2012.


    Victorian Christmas Evening (Silver City)
    Reenactors dressed in clothing from the 1880s help visitors celebrate in the style common to Silver City before the turn of the century, and a visit from a frontier Father Christmas is always a favorite for kids and parents alike.


    WinterFest (Los Alamos)
    WinterFest celebrates the holidays with arts, crafts and music, highlighted by the Holiday Light Parade, when the lights through the middle of town are turned off and the glow from lights on decorated floats and automobiles illuminate the faces of spectators

    Where to stay:

    Red Barn RV Park- Roswell, NM

    • RV and Tent Sites available
    • Wifi
    • Laundry facilities
    • Full shower facilities
    • A convenience store with food and supplies
    • Pets welcome
    • Plenty of outdoor activities- pool, playground, etc
    • Close to nearby attractions


    American RV Park- Albuquerque, NM

    • Tent and RV Sites available
    • Heated swimming pool
    • Close to area attractions
    • Free continental breakfast every morning
    • Convenience store with food and supplies
    • Laundry facilities
    • Dog park
    • Wifi


    Myers RV

    Don’t forget to stop by Myers RV in Albuquerque on your travels this winter. We’ve got a full service department to give that RV a tune up or perform any needed repair work.  We have certified technicians on hand that can handle any work needed for your RV. Call or stop by today to speak to a service specialist. 844-202-0152. 

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