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?
Throughout the 17th century, Santa Fe was the only incorporated Spanish town north of Chihuahua. Soon after its establishment in 1610, Santa Fe became the terminus for trade caravans from Mexico City, which traveled on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro for 1,500 miles.