Step-on Guides

ScottScott Green

A dynamic storyteller and interpretive guide, Scott brings the past alive and elevates understanding through engaging presentations and living history performances. He is intimately familiar with many natural and historic highlights of the Southwest including White Sands National Monument, the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, the New Mexico Museum of Space History and El Camino Real. Scott is available as a step-on tour guide or tour manager for trips throughout New Mexico and Arizona. His tours highlight the diverse history and amazing ecology of the area. He also offers hiking tours, “Made in New Mexico” film tours and other excursions throughout the region.
For availability and pricing:  Scott Green, Enchanted History Tours (575) 496-8808 | sagreen@yahoo.com

 

La-MorenaPreciliana Sandoval

Owner of La Morena Walking Tours, Preciliana is a seventh generation Mesilla Valley native, born in El Paso City, attended NMSU and completed her degree in history, education and anthropology.  She proudly shares her colorful hometown history on tours of Historic Mesilla during which visitors hear romantic ghost stories, find out what Billy the Kid’s last words were, see where Mesilla’s bloodiest battle happened, our food, our traditions, folklore, what pink flamingos love about New Mexico and the tour ends with a guaranteed scare! Recommended by Fodor’s and Frommer’s International Guide Books for over a decade. Preciliana is also an accomplished artist; her vibrant murals grace the walls in a number of local establishments. Tour options include the Mesilla Valley, Ft. Selden, the Rio Grande and El Camino Real.
For availability and pricing: Preciliana Sandoval, (575) 647-2639
Preciliana@q.com

 

DeniseDenise Chavez

Denise Chávez is a writer from Las Cruces/Mesilla, New Mexico with roots in southern New Mexico, Far West Texas and Northern México. She is the author of a number of books and plays and is the Director of the Border Book Festival the longest running book festival in New Mexico, for over 20 years. Denise offers presentations, talks and workshops on a variety of topics from Billy the Kid to the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. She speaks about native foods followed by tastings. Her cultural center offers special event activities during holidays like Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in early November and Christmas. Denise leads walking and windshield tours of Las Cruces and Mesilla’s historic neighborhoods and El Paso’s Mission Trail.
For availability and pricing: Denise Chávez, (575) 523-3988
bbf@borderbookfestival.com  

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