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.
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.
are enticed by a host of pulse-quickening pursuits, including mountain biking; over 300 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.
Ranked in the Top 10
Safest Places in New Mexico
Aztec is ranked #6 as the safest place in New Mexico.
Most Beautiful Towns in New Mexico
Aztec is ranked in the top 10 most beautiful towns in New Mexico.
Aztec Ruins Great Kiva
Crow Canyon: Bridge of Wonder
Mountain Biking along Alien Run Trail
Chaco Culture National Park: Pueblo Bonito
Golfing at Hidden Valley