Debi recently escaped the hustle of city life and immersed herself in nature at Vermejo, a Ted Turner Reserve located in the remote wilderness of northern New Mexico. Spending a vacation in nature has so many benefits to improve your life, including:
- improve your mood
- reduce feelings of stress or anger
- help you take time out and feel more relaxed
- improve your physical health
- improve your confidence and self-esteem
- help you be more active
- help you meet and get to know new people
- reduce loneliness
- help you feel more connected to nature and bigger purpose outside yourself
- reduce blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, the production of stress hormones, and possibly reduce mortality
Activities in Nature at Vermejo
Vermejo offers a range of activities, so there is something for everyone. For the adventurous at heart, there is horseback riding, archery, riflery, shotguns, hiking, biking, and safari drives. Explore the stunning landscape and watch wildlife roam freely in their natural habitat. Want to see the stars like never before? Join a guided star-gazing tour and marvel at the beauty of the night sky. The room rate includes two activities each day.
Relax and Enjoy Vermejo
But if you’re looking for something a little more laid-back, Vermejo has you covered as well. Sit back, relax, and watch the sunset over the mountains from the huge porch, taking in the sights and sounds of the wilderness. Throughout your stay, you’ll be treated to delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients, with various options to satisfy any palate. The room rate also includes meals and non-alcoholic drinks.
Vermejo is Perfect For:
- couples looking for a unique romantic getaway
- multigenerational families who want to create lifelong connections and memories
- celebrations: a wedding, bachelor and bachelorette parties, reunions
- retreats and corporate events
- and there is still availability for last-minute summer vacations!
Vermejo is not just a beautiful landscape, but it is also home to a diverse range of wildlife. The reserve serves as a sanctuary for endangered and threatened species, and it is not uncommon to see elk, pronghorn, mule deer, and bison roaming freely throughout the property. Birdwatchers will be thrilled to know that Vermejo is home to over 200 species of birds, including bald and golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, and ospreys. The reserve’s wetlands and streams also provide a habitat for a range of fish, amphibians, and reptiles. Additionally, Vermejo is committed to conservation efforts and has implemented a number of initiatives to protect the flora and fauna of the region. The reserve has ongoing projects for managing invasive species, riparian restoration, and forest health. Staying at Vermejo not only provides an opportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery and exciting activities but also supports important conservation efforts. By visiting this Ted Turner Reserve, you can have a unique experience while positively impacting the land and its inhabitants. Vermejo is committed to sustainable practices, making it an eco-friendly and socially responsible destination.
Ted Turner Nature Reserves
Ted Turner Reserves are a collection of private, eco-conscious nature reserves founded by media mogul and environmentalist Ted Turner. These reserves are dedicated to conserving land, wildlife, and natural resources while providing opportunities for guests to experience nature in a sustainable way. Ted Turner Reserves offer visitors the chance to engage in a range of outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing, while also supporting conservation efforts through sustainable practices and land management. These reserves are located in some of the most stunning and ecologically diverse areas of the United States, making them an ideal destination for those looking to escape city life and reconnect with the natural world.
So if you’re looking to unplug, unwind, and reconnect with nature, Vermejo should be at the top of your list. Spend a week at this Ted Turner Reserve and create memories that will last a lifetime. Message me today to get started with planning your escape!