Places To Go
There are many places of history and commemoration on El Camino Real for you to visit. All of these sites participate in El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail. Museums, interpretive centers, and historic sites provide information and interpretation. Please contact each site before you go for closures or changes in hours.
Due to the trail's length, information about historic sites and interpretive facilities are organized above by state. For federal sites on or near the trail in each state, visit Nearby Attractions.
Did You Know?
Supply caravans traversing the 1,500 mile El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro linking Mexico City and Santa Fe provided communication and supply for the province of New Mexico during the 17th century. The trips occurred every three or four years and took six months each way.