(Colder) Bring your passport and a little over an hour away you can visit the border town of Juarez Mexico, a world of difference a short drive away.
The Inn of the Mountain Gods is just 45 minutes away if you like gambling.
Today's Countdown to Christmas is sponsored by Karl Co.
Prague's two main Christmas markets are a five-minute stroll from each other, located in historic Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) and Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti).
Tasty treats include roasted meats on open spits, traditional cookies and pastries such as (chimney cake), fresh grog, mulled wines and warm medovina, a traditional Czech honey liqueur.
Beers on tap include locally brewed Pilsner Urquell (the world's first Pilsner beer, produced in Plzen, CZ in 1842), Staropramen and Budweiser Budvar.
features selections from the 4,000 rare maps, prints, photographs, and paintings from the recent gift of the Kiplinger Collection to the Historical Society of Washington, D. Before its transfer, the Kiplinger Collection was one of the largest privately held collections of Washingtoniana displayed in the headquarters of the Kiplinger Washington Editors offices near Lafayette Square.
Stroll through the Wallenstein Palace; see the ballet or opera; or shop for garnets at Cesky Granat Turnov, crystal at Moser, or hidden treasures at Praha Thrift Store and Brica Brae.The square, dating to the 12th century, is the original town marketplace and location of Tyn Church, the double-spired Gothic cathedral that dominates the city's skyline, and the world-famous astronomical clock.Legend has it that after the clock's designer completed the clock in 1410, city counselors had him blinded, so he wouldn't make a clock as fine as this for anyone else.A Little further away you can visit White Sands Missile Range, National solar Observatory, and Three Rivers Petroglyph site, along with Valley of Fire State Park.Within a 20 minute drive you can Visit Cloud Croft, changing the elevation from 4200 to 9000 feet and ranging approximately 20 degrees in temperature difference.