Grants, New Mexico is a high-desert community located approximately 75 miles west of Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city. With typical year-round mild weather, spectacular outdoor activities, a local grapevine and proximity to the historical Route 66, there are plenty of reasons for travelers to add Grants to their list of must-see New Mexico locales.
Wine connoisseurs won’t miss Northern California visiting Grants. There is a long tradition of grape growing in New Mexico, dating back to the 17th century when Franciscan Friars harvested vines for sacramental wines. Head to a local vineyard, order a tasting, and sit back and relax with a taste of the region.
A top attraction in Grants, also known as the carrot capital, is Bluewater Lake State Park located in the rolling hills of the Zuni Mountains. With about 68 different species of bird living or migrating through the park, you’ll want to get out your binoculars and spot birds. More of an outdoors sports fan? Load that fishing gear into a rented boat and try your luck at hooking trout and catfish. At such a high altitude, there’s a chance that the lake will freeze over in the winter, making it a prime ice-fishing spot.
Grants is an action-packed yet relaxing destination for every kind of visitor. Your helpful IHG staff can expand on these tips and more when you book into an IHG hotel. From world class amenities to stylish rooms, an affordable IHG hotel is just what you need to make the most of your time in Grants.