Discover the most amazing places for a Ruidoso spring break. We’ve compiled our best vacation ideas—all our top attractions, best food, cultural happenings, most memorable activities – and hidden gems worth traveling for. Meet the locals, find the best deals from our partners, and learn how to get here, get around, and find accommodations.
Quench your thirst for New Mexico craft beers and wines at these local hangouts
Snuggle in front of a fire. Build a snowman. Take a walk in the forest. Stargaze. Ruidoso embraces winter weather with plenty of no-cost activities to keep your vacation on budget.
To get a quick taste of the diverse landscapes that surround our mountain oasis, start with these day trips from Ruidoso.
This adrenaline-pumping, three-span zip tour begins above 11,000 feet with parallel cables so riders can ride side-by-side. It also spans over 8,900 feet in length, making it one of the longest in the world while offering a thrilling and unforgettable experience.
AllTrails.com shares their list of the best trails for wildlife sightings near Ruidoso, according to user reviews and data. See the highlights here.
Scoot Over Ruidoso offers motor scooter and moped rentals in Midtown Ruidoso. Experience the fun of exploring in the open air and rent a motorbike today. New Mexico doesn’t even require a motorcycle license.
The Hubbard Museum of the American West (formerly the Museum of the Horse) is a Smithsonian affiliate with collections that showcase items from the three cultures that contributed so greatly to the settling of the American West—Anglo, Native, and Hispanic.
Discover some of Ruidoso's best patio bars, alfresco terraces and outdoor restaurants to make the most of your Ruidoso vacation.
The Fort Stanton State Historic Site is a must-see historic attraction when visiting Lincoln County. Few sites in the nation encompass the breadth of history seen at the Fort.
Take in the breathtaking views of Inn of the Mountain Gods as you glide over the crystal waters of Lake Mescalero. Offering parallel cables so riders can enjoy the view side-by-side.
Enjoy a day of gallery hopping in Ruidoso's Midtown shopping district with this recommended art itinerary.
From pristine high-mountain lakes and streams to sparkling reservoirs and meandering rivers, discover the best places to cast a line in Ruidoso.
From street to trail, if you love to pedal, Ruidoso has you covered. With new trail development and a vast network of empty rural roads and awesome mountain trails, cycling in Ruidoso has never been better. Discover the best places to get your bike on in Ruidoso.
From patios to fireplaces and cozy corners to curl up and chat, here are six delicious spots for the most important meal of the day.
Ruidoso is a place where locals love to sit back and let the opinions fly. A place where hipsters, old hippies, ski bums, and local eccentrics mingle with tourists to sip strong coffee and solve the world's problems.
They say the best things in life are free. Save money on your next trip by taking advantage of these 5 free things to do in Ruidoso.
Ruidoso's diverse cluster of indie Midtown shops offer something for everyone, from outdoor gear to trendy threads, but here’s a quick primer.
If you are looking for a relaxed weekend filled with tasty food, shopping opportunities, and great outdoor fun in a rare natural setting, then you should try Ruidoso.
Cool temperatures. Unbelievable scenery. This is the Ruidoso golf experience. With four spectacular Ruidoso area golf courses, each course is situated against breathtaking backdrops with its own personality and landscape. Discover which one is best for you.
Established in 1873 by presidential order, the Mescalero Apache reservation covers 720 square miles of land adjacent to the Village of Ruidoso. The Mescalero Apache Tribe owns and operates both Ski Apache Ski Resort and the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino as well as other Reservation-based enterprises.
Lincoln, the most widely visited historic site in New Mexico, is part of a community frozen in time—the 1870s and 1880s. The historic site includes 17 structures and outbuildings, four of which are open year round and two more seasonally as museums.
Yelp reviews answer the question: Where do locals in Ruidoso go to eat? Discover the Top 10 Ruidoso restaurants according to Yelp reviews.
With more than 4000 cabins, hotel rooms, condos, and vacation home rentals available, Ruidoso accommodations are perfect for romantic getaways for two or large gatherings of family and friends.
Ruidoso is a laid-back community where nature is on your doorstep. And though you’re more than welcome to hop on a bike and zipline in the summer, or ski and snowboard in the winter, for an adrenaline fix, there’s still lots to do when it comes time to unwind. Pick your pleasure.
Pamper mind, body and soul with healing and rejuvenating spa treatments at Sanctuary On The River. Spa Botanica promises a relaxing retreat to experience gentle detoxification and time away from the stress of busy schedules.
Wind down in a relaxing spa atmosphere with flowing fountains, hot tea to sip, and the Rio Ruidoso right outside the window. Blue Lotus offers daily yoga classes for all levels, AVEDA personal care products and treatments, and a stylish store for yoga clothing and accessories.
Located just 3 minutes from the Inn of the Mountain Gods. Adobe Day Spa is an independently owned and operated day spa and salon that has been serving the Ruidoso community and its visitors for over five years. On-site services include massage, infrared sauna, wraps, and indoor hot tub with steam baths coming soon.