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Officials from the National Parks Service, the Department of Energy and Los Alamos take a tour of the Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Work on Manhattan Project national park will require extensive planning, cooperation


LOS ALAMOS – Tasked with creating a new national park before the year is out, a working group made up of National Park Service and Department of Energy employees met this week with local officials in Los Alamos, one of a trinity of cities that are a part of what will become the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

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The Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, N.M., has a rich history and resident ghost. It's a good example of the town's Victorian architecture. (Courtesy of Plaza Hotel)

Stay in Vegas


If you are ready for a quaint stroll back in time where you can peruse the halls of a historic castle, bathe in natural mineral hot springs or sit under the gazebo on the plaza while taking in the local flavor, Las Vegas, N.M., is a must-see day trip or overnight destination.

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