Make sure that you stop into the pueblo’s Haak’u Museum, which is well worth some time.
Allow several hours for this visit once you arrive. Located on private land, the Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano, in Grants, NM, are two extraordinary geologic structures that will capture the imaginations of everyone in the family.
Ross was a traveling sideshow painter for three decades before he decided to settle down and create his own roadside attraction on his mountainside homestead with his wife Carla.
These two great byways of New Mexico crisscross one another in Albuquerque, the largest city in the state.While New Mexico is known for many things — turquoise jewelry, sunshine, green chile (with an “e,” not an “i”!) and pueblo dances – it is not as well known for its many oddball, kid-centric activities that are often off the beaten path.Tinkertown is still very much a work in progress as Carla continues to rebuild and restore elements in the exhibits.It stands as a testament to the power of imagination, a showcase of new worlds built from repurposed materials and artifacts of the past. The city of Albuquerque is about a half-hour’s drive from Tinkertown.