Grants, New Mexico is a diverse community of 10,000 people descending from many cultures and backgrounds. Our climate is mild year-round, typical of the high desert. We are located 1 hour west of Albuquerque on I-40.
Cibola County in the Land of Enchantment has much to offer. Great food served in a genuine atmosphere of beauty and enchantment. Catch the real spirit here in Grants, New Mexico. We still revere tradition here as well as innovations, and continue to celebrate the early blend of Native American and Spanish cultures that created our singular cuisine, different from anywhere else in the American Southwest or Mexico. Our official state question is after all, “RED or GREEN?”
Travel the Mother Road, Route 66 drive under the Route 66 Neon Arch and snap a picture. Enjoy the look of yesteryear old neon signs, vintage 50’s style hotels, you can even stay in the room, Elvis stayed!
Grants was a large uranium mining community from the 1950’s to the 1980’s and you can visit the only underground mining museum.
Grants enjoys four distinct but generally mild and sunny seasons. Summer highs in the upper 80s and low 90s are often broken with short afternoon showers. Early-morning winter temperatures in the 20s often climb to low 50s by mid-day.