Are you thinking of making a move to New Mexico? Known as the Land of Enchantment, this state truly offers much to be enchanted by. It has a unique southwestern beauty, a long history, plenty of art, culture, and a strong heritage, and many outdoor recreational opportunities. It’s also a state full of many diverse, welcoming, and wonderful communities. If you’re thinking of moving to New Mexico, a few of the cities you may want to consider include:

  • Santa Fe: Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico and is a city known for its beautiful architecture, its artsy vibe, its sunny southwestern heritage, and plenty of opportunities for fun outdoors to enjoy its spectacular scenery. Even better, it’s known as one of the most gay-friendly destinations in New Mexico. It’s one of the oldest capital cities in the United States, so it has a rich history, blended with a progressive, modern-day vibe. It’s Read the full Santa Fe Gay City Guide here.
  • Albuquerque: This sunny southwestern city has long had a strong following among artsy types, outdoors enthusiasts, and members of the LGBTQ community. Historic Route 66 runs directly through this town that offers a wide variety of hip and progressive restaurants and shops, endless options for outdoor recreation and fun, and plenty to see and do, Albuquerque is a diverse, thriving, and welcoming community that has much to offer. Read the full Albuquerque Gay City Guide here.
  • Smaller Sunny Southwestern Cities: If big cities aren’t necessarily your thing, that’s not a problem in New Mexico. There are also several smaller cities – like Taos, Las Cruces, and Farmington that you may be interested in visiting. For those who want less hustle and bustle and more of a small-town, sunny southwestern feel, these cities may be good options. In each, we have excellent gay realtors ready and willing to help you find the perfect home.   

After you’ve decided which city in New Mexico is the best fit for you, your next step should be to connect with a realtor who knows that city and its neighborhoods well, and who can help you find a home that you will love and enjoy for many years to come. If you’re ready to do exactly that, we have over 20,000 LGBTQ realtors in our extensive network at, and we are ready to help! Choose an agent and start a conversation – there is never a cost or obligation. We look forward to helping you find your perfect New Mexico home soon!