El Rancho de las Golondrinas was founded 300 years ago as a paraje -- stopping place -- on El Camino Real, the Royal Road to Mexico City. Today it is a one-of-a-kind living history museum.
Take !-25 and take exit 276. Head north (towards Los Alamos) on 599 and take your first left on West Frontage Road. Follow ''Las Golondrinas'' signs.