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Travel Tips

Getting There

The Ancient Way Fall Festival is located at Ancient Way Cafe on New Mexico Highway 53, mile marker 47, 1 mile east of The El Morro National Monument.


Discounted Accommodation

RV park, cabins and historic café on scenic NM 53 — The Ancient Way.

Nestled among the pines at the base of San Lorenzo Mesa, the El Morro RV Park and Mountain Cabin Rental is the perfect spot from which to explore the fabled Seven Cities of Cibola. The Ancient Way Cafe is a unique place to enjoy a slow cooked breakfast or lunch made and served with love. On Friday and Saturday evenings gourmet dinners are limited to one special dish planned and prepared by our chefs with a different theme each week.


We offer furnished cabins, full-hookup RV sites, tent sites and great food. FREE WiFi and clean showers. Located on New Mexico Highway 53 (The Ancient Way Scenic Byway) between Grants and Ramah.

Nearby Attractions

Ancient Way Cafe strives to bring you a healthier, more natural way to dine. They choose organic or “natural foods” whenever possible and none of their offerings contain MSG. The beef is hormone free and is personally selected from Colorado Custom Beef in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Their eggs are from free-range, happy chickens.



Galleria Carnaval

Inscription Rock Trading & Coffee Co.

Old School Gallery

El Morro Market

  • Hike to the top of San Lorenzo Mesa for a stunning view of El Morro and the Zuni Mountains.

  • Shop at the Ramah Farmer’s Market for fresh, locally grown produce, crafts and delicious baked goods.

  • Immerse yourself in Native American culture at a pow-wow or arts and crafts festival in Zuni or Gallup.

  • Peruse the current exhibit or take in a play or concert across the street at the Old School Gallery.

  • Explore El Morro National Monument and try your hand at deciphering the ancient petroglyphs and other messages etched in stone.

  • Sit quietly under a tall juniper or piñon pine and let nature come to you.


Wave-Riders of the Ancient Way 

At Wave-Riders of the Ancient Way, we offer a wide array of body/mind/spirit therapies geared toward the re-establishment of a client's personal frequency of wellness.We offer many experiences and trainings to take you deeper into your own intuitive and knowledge based understanding of how to find balance, and facilitate healing for self and others. And we offer a large palette of visionary tools and mediums to explore and expand your authentic and ever creative spirit greatness.

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