My total score for New Mexico out of 50 is 36.
Categories out of 10
Home comforts Quality of food, accommodation, etc. Score of 7. Food is great – lots of Mexican.
Attractions The quality of the attractions and generally how fun and interesting they were. Score of 7. Lots to do and see. May have to drive a bit, though
Natural Beauty The aesthetic vistas of the state which make the drive easier. Score of 9. Looks like the background to a western movie.
Culture Historical and cultural sites and interactions with the locals. Score of 7. Lots of cultural sites.
Value Financial value – bang for your buck, so to speak. Score of 6. Prices can be good but you may have to hunt a but.