Aztec is an unique and energizing vacation experience!
are mesmerized by Aztec Ruins National Monument
. Located within the city limits,
Aztec Ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage site representing an outlying settlement of the ancestral Puebloan Chaco Culture. Visitors enjoy thought-provoking
lectures ranging from archaeoastronomy to Native American mythology. For the more adventurous outdoor hiker, there are numerous Navajo Pueblitos and Spanish-American settlment sites
are charmed by historic Aztec, which pre-dates statehood. Historians young and old are immersed in founders' history
at the Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village
, and spend hours experiencing the popular walking tour within the original town site. Also visit historic downtown
and experience the uniqueness of Aztec.
are enticed by a host of pulse-quickening pursuits, including mountain biking; hiking for over 400 natural sandstone arches and windows
; fly-fishing the Animas, Piedra and San Juan rivers; and water sports on
nearby Navajo Lake
: Afterwards, kick back at locally owned restaurants
, and take advantage of boutique
shopping at Aztec's eclectic downtown stores and shops. Visitors also enjoy the myriad recreation parks including a modern splash-n-play water park and a tri-bowl concrete skate park. Plus, the verdant grass landscaping is dog friendly, so please bring Fido!
: Aztec and the surrounding area offer several fine establishments
to suit every need.
Visit for a night or two or three, and let us introduce you to a proud and vibrant community where residents and visitors love to live, work and play.