BIENVENIDOS! And welcome! Your stay in
Corrales, a village on the Northern edge of Albuquerque, New Mexico,
and an hour south of Santa Fe, offers an opportunity to step
back to the days of ancient pueblos, Coronado's expedition in the
1540s, and the Spanish and Mexico eras from 1704 to 1846. The
Albuquerque/Corrales/Santa Fe region is central to a number
of New Mexico's historic sites. Many of these sites are day trips
from the Nora Dixon Place Bed and Breakfast.
Nearby Old Town
Albuquerque offers museums, galleries, sightseeing, Indian art and
wonderful restaurants. Also nearby are the Albuquerque Zoo, BioPark, and
Central Avenue--Historic Route 66.
offers fine restaurants, galleries, artisans, a
foundry, 1850's Casa San Ysidro House Museum, and the Old San Ysidro
Church (ca 1875), and many merchants within a mile of the Nora Dixon
Place Bed & Breakfast. There is a popular recreation center nearby
with animal arena, swimming pool, soccer field, and a fishing pond for
The City of Rio Rancho
borders Corrales to the west and is about three miles from the Nora
THE NORA DIXON PLACE, built in 1960,
echos New Mexico's unique Territorial era architecture. The New
Mexico Territorial style house is adobe brick with sawn pine trim
painted white and pedimented, divided-light windows. Adapted for use
of available materials, the style brought eastern traditions to the
frontier in the 1870's.
Set on an acre and a half in the bosque (in Spanish, woods by the
river), cottonwoods, Russian olives, fruit trees, native plants,
livestock and vegetable farms provide rural peacefulness just 35
minutes from the Albuquerque airport. Visit Santa Fe, New Mexico by a
short 50 minute drive north on New Mexico Interstate 25.
The wonderful drawings found throughout the website are the
work of Roberta Sinnock, Seven Oaks Studio, Tucson, AZ.