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Navajo Land!

Northwestern New Mexico is the heart of Navajo country. Many of the towns in the area have interesting cultural sites, not only of Navajo, but also of various Pueblo peoples, Apache, Ute, and other natives of the southwest.

Aztec Chamber of Commerce

Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec Ruins National Monument is a misnamed Anasasi site. It features the rebuilt Great Kiva.


Sits on the San Juan River, just East of Farmington.

Chaco Cañon

Chaco Cañon is probably the most famous of the Anasazi civilization sites after Mesa Verde. The Chetro Ketl Great Kiva is the subject of a fine Webpage that features a three-dimensional model of the kiva.

El Morro

EL Morro (Inscription Rock) has served as a landmark for several migrating cultures over the centuries. Most of them felt compelled to leave grafitti on this great boulder.


Farmington, a lively and progressive town missing from many inferior map and guides is truly worth a visit. Farmington Web also provides local information.

Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau

Four Corners Area

This area where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet is famous for its spectacular southwestern scenery, its ancient civilization sites, and its friendly people.


Gallup, the famous Route 66 stop in the heart of Indian country, is still an exciting place to visit. They maintain a nice Events Calandar.

The City of Gallup also maintains a website.

More Gallup Information


A Grants ISP has an events calendar and lots of local information.

Visit the Octavie Fellin Public Library in Grants.

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