Located in the heart of the land of enchantment.
Michael's Mini-Mart is located in the midst of many of the most magical and interesting landmarks in northern New Mexico.
Located on NM Highway 68 between Santa Fe and Taos, the village of Velarde is within an hour's drive of internationally famous resorts, landmarks, and cultural communities of Taos, Espanola, Santa Fe, Abuiquiu, Ghost Ranch, Ojo Caliente, Los Alamos, the Jemez Mountains, the Rio Grande Gorge, Chimayo, and many of the northern Pueblo Indian Villages.
Michael's Mini-Mart is only a few short hours driving from Angel Fire, Roswell, Albuquerque, and the Colorado border. It turns out that Michael's Mini-Mart is at the center of many of the activities that locals and visitors alike love when they think of the things that make New Mexico the Land of Enchantment!
Activities in the area include skiing, hiking, kayaking and rafting, Pueblo Indian feast days, religious saint-day ceremonies, motorcycle-rides and car-club drive-outs.
And you're surrounded by the arts. Taos and Santa Fe are renowned for their galleries and arts and crafts fairs, especially the largest and most famous of them all: the Santa Fe Indian Market. And don't forget the Santa Fe Opera. On a smaller scale, there are many roadside stands and flea markets: bargains and treasures are there for those on the lookout!
Velarde is renowned for its dry and moderate climate making it a great place to visit any time of the year. So whether you live just down the street or are passing by to other destinations, you're never far from the action!