New Mexico

It’s that time of year again when millions of people across the country are looking for a new place to escape the heat. That means you might be considering New Mexico as your destination this summer. The Land of Enchantment has dozens of beautiful beaches with cool waves and warm sand to keep you cool on those hot days. Here are some favorites from around the state:

Tingley Beach in Albuquerque is a great place to go if you’re looking for some fun in the sun with the biggest snow-capped peaks as your backdrop. It has plenty of shaded picnic areas, barbecue grills and restrooms, making it the perfect place to head during any time of year.

Abiquiu Lake Swim Beach in Cañones is one of New Mexico’s most popular destinations for kayaking and paddleboarding. You can take a dip in Abiquiu Lake pool or hang out at picnic tables with friends while taking in incredible views.

Lions Beach is located on Elephant Butte Reservoir in southwest New Mexico and is a popular camping destination. It’s also a great destination for those who are also going to the White Sands National Park.

So pack your bags and grab your sunscreen; New Mexico has plenty of beaches that will keep you cool all summer long.