- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Madrid, New Mexico, including 30 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Santa Fe, Cerrillos, Cochiti Pueblo and Sandia Park.
- From Madrid Old Coal Town Museum to Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo, the Madrid area offers 59 different types of family activities, including: Arts Centers, Hiking Trails, History Museums and Historic Sites.
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17 Waldo Street, Cerrillos, NM 87010 MoreLess Info
Items unique to the region are available at the trading post portion of the Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo. The mining museum focuses on the turquoise mining trade of the past while the petting zoo allows families to interact with llamas, goats, and chickens.
With over 5 miles of nature trails, Cerrillos Hills State Park contains areas for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The park and historic mining site features pit mines, mineshafts, and Native American turquoise mines.
Several horseback riding trips are offered by the Broken Saddle Riding Company, including tours of the La Bajada Overlook, Devil's Canyon, Miner's Trail, and Grand Central Silver Mine. All skill levels of riders are accommodated.
Experience 18th-century ranch life when you visit El Rancho de las Golondrinas, in Santa Fe. Guides are dressed in period clothing as guests explore the living history museum dedicated to promoting the heritage of early New Mexico settlers.
At roughly 10,000 feet heigh, the Sandia Crest Byway allows visitors to take in panoramic views of the Rio Grande, Albuquerque, and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Five life zones are covered on the way up the byway with several climbing switchbacks for a fun drive.
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Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo - off Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505 MoreLess Info
The Santa Fe Botanical Garden is more than 14 acres and includes many desert plants and other non-native plants. There are dry and meadow gardens, fruit orchards, courtyards and a bicycle trail.