19. Jemez Springs, NM
Why New Mexico: Located just outside of Albuquerque, the small village of Jemez Springs is home to the Jemez Hot Springs (formerly the “Giggling Springs”), a series of natural mineral pools in the middle of the Virgin Mesa, complete with panoramas of the surrounding red mountains. In town, Jemez Springs Bath House, dating back more than a century, specializes in hot spring mineral baths, blanket or herbal wraps, and massages.
Where to stay: Most accommodations in Jemez Springs are dedicated to helping you unplug, and Cañon del Rio is no exception. The hotel features six adobe-style rooms, an on-site art gallery, spa services, and a jacuzzi and outdoor pool set against Virgin Mesa, along the Jemez River.Back to top