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Where four states—Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona—meet. Each state has its own treasures. To name only a few, Colorado has Mesa Verde National Park, Utah has Monument Valley, New Mexico has Chaco Culture National Historic Park, and Arizona has Canyon de Chelly National Monument and the Hopi and Navajo reservations. These spectacular landmarks are set among painted canyons and poetic buttes, the perfect ambience to fulfill Southwestern fantasies. Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque Besides the Four Corners region, the main actor in New Mexico is its major art and cultural center, Santa Fe, with Taos and Albuquerque playing supporting roles.
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American Southwest by Lesley S King; Karl Samson