Inn of the Mountain Gods

Inn of the Mountain Gods

 White Sands New Mexico

White Sands New Mexico

 Billy the Kid Pageant, Lincoln New Mexico

Billy the Kid Pageant, Lincoln New Mexico

 Mid-Town Ruidoso Shopping

Mid-Town Ruidoso Shopping

 Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

 Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography

Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography

Things to Do A to Z

Galleries
Hurd & Wyeth La Rinconada Gallery
15 miles East
(Hurd and Wyeth)
Gallery 408 on 12th Street
Oils, Sculpture, Photography, Ceramics, Collage, Jewelry, Pottery.
408 12th St., Carrizozo NM 88310 - 575.648.2598
Tularosa Basin Photographic Gallery
401 12th Street, Carrizozo NM
Phone: 575-937-1489
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm
Kids Stuff
Grindstone Stables
513 Resort Drive, Ruidoso NM 88345
575-257-2241
Funtrackers - 101 Carrizo Canyon
(Go-Carts, Bumper Boats, Mini-Golf & Arcade)
Major Attractions
Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino
Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day
Spencer Theater - What a Venue!
Major Events
Ruidoso Downs Opening Day
Ruidoso Arts Festival
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium
Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally
Smokey Bear Days, Capitan
Smokey Bear Independence Day Parade
Smokey Bear Stampede Rodeo
Fort Stanton Live!
Billy the Kid Old Lincoln Days
Carrizozo Street Festival & Studio Tour
Lincoln County Art Loop Studio Tour
Hondo Iris Farm Festival
Day Trips
Old Lincoln Town - Lincoln NM
Billy the Kid slept here
Cloudcroft - 1 hour drive. Visit the Lodge at sundown for a great meal and view.
White Sands - 1 hour, 15 minute drive
Miles and miles of gypsum sand
Alamogordo - New Mexico Museum of Space History
The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
San Antonio NM - 1 hour, 30 minute drive

Golf (My personal favorite)
Inn of the Mountain Gods - 257-5141
(Monday specials)
Links at Sierra Blanca - 258-5330
(Great driving range & practice area)
Ski and Snowboard
Ski Apache - 336-4356 (Open Thanksgiving thru Easter)
Shopping
J Roberts - 2608 Sudderth
(As good as anything in Dallas for women's clothing)
Good Eats
Cattle Baron - 657 Sudderth
Sandwiches, Steaks and Seafood.
Casa Blanca   - 501 Mechem Dr.
The Rancher's Steak and Seafood
2823 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 257-7540
Smokey Bear Restaurant
310 Smokey Bear Blvd.
Hours 6AM-8PM Mon-Sun
575-354-225
Texas Club Steakhouse
2 Metz Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
575-258-3325
Fishing
Bonito Lake - 12 miles North of town
(Trout stamp and license required)
Ruidoso River - Pick a spot
(Try #10 hooks and salmon eggs and a license)
Museums
Hubbard Museum of the American West
Ruidoso Downs. You won't believe the stuff.
Smokey Bear Historical Park - Capitan
Fun place to tell the kids about Wild Fire Danger