Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Spanning five states, the 900-mile trip Santa Fe National Historic Trail carries guests through a variety of American terrain. Whether families plan to cover the entire road, from Missouri to Colorado, or simply a portion of it, there is plenty to see and do. Families who plan on using the trail only as a means of travel through Santa Fe can still find plenty to see. In the New Mexico section of the journey, be sure to check out the Fort Union National Monument and Pecos Historical Park. The Santa Fe National Historic Trail is a monumental part of Western history, and is therefore an educational trip worth taking.