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New Mexico Mining Museum

The New Mexico Mining Museum is located in Grants, New Mexico. The museum was founded and is dedicated to the history of mining in New Mexico. The museum contains exhibits on the history of mining in New Mexico, including equipment used in the mines, pictures of miners and their families, and a mineral exhibit. The museum also has a library with books and magazines about mining, and a gift shop. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and closed on Sundays.

1.04 miles away

Route 66 Neon Drive-Thru Sign

The Route 66 Neon Drive-Thru Sign Museum in Grants, New Mexico is a must-see for any fan of Route 66. The museum features more than 60 neon signs from the landmark highway. The displays change regularly, so visitors can always find something new to admire.

Inside the museum, visitors can also check out a memorabilia display featuring items related to Route 66. There's also a gift shop where visitors can purchase souvenirs like T-shirts and mugs.

If you're in the area and want to take a break from driving, stop by the Route 66 Neon Drive-Thru Sign Museum and enjoy some classic roadside attractions.

1.11 miles away

El Malpais National Monument Visitor Center

If you're in the Grants area and want to see some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the Southwest, make your way to El Malpais National Monument. The monument is home to some of the most dramatic and rugged landscapes in all of New Mexico.

The visitor center is a great place to start your visit. There, you can learn about the geology of the area, as well as the history and culture of the Pueblo people who have lived here for centuries. You'll also find exhibits on archaeology and natural history.

Once you've had your fill of learning, it's time to take a hike. The trails at El Malpais are some of the most challenging in all of New Mexico, so be prepared for a workout! But if you're up for it, don't be surprised if you end up feeling inspired by all that you've seen.

1.97 miles away

Sandstone Bluff Overlook

The Sandstone Bluff Overlook is a beautiful scenic spot located in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. The overlook offers stunning views of the valley below, as well as an abundance of rock formations that are sure to fascinate any visitor. The overlook is also great for hiking, as there are a number of trails that can be followed down into the valley below.

13.84 miles away

Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano

There are a number of ways to enjoy the ice cave and Bandera volcano grants. Hiking is a popular option, but there are many shorter trails as well. The longest trail is only 2 miles long, and it leads you right to the cave. You can also stay in a cabin or campground nearby and hike to the cave each day. Another popular way to enjoy the area is by taking a scenic flight over it. You can also take a horseback ride or a motorbike tour through the lava fields. If you're looking for an activity that's less strenuous, you can simply explore the caves on your own.

17.28 miles away

La Ventana Natural Arch

The La Ventana Natural Arch Nature preserve is a beautiful area in New Mexico that is full of natural arches. The preserve is made up of six different arch types, and it is a great place to hike and explore. The preserve also has a visitor center with information about the arches and the area. There are also picnic areas and restrooms on-site.

19.33 miles away

The Sands Motel is an excellent, budget-friendly accommodation that provides easy access to the city's most sought after attractions; book this Grants hotel today!


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