One of New Mexico’s most beautiful gardens and galleries.In May the Iris Bloom at the Hondo Iris Farm-- over 400 varieties of prize winning bearded Iris. The farm has a hummingbird porch, a pond with a fountain, picnic tables, a wooded area and a gallery in a 100 year old adobe building. This year the there is a newly developed botanical garden. The garden in bloom is one of New Mexico’s most beautiful. Children and pets welcome, free admission. Open Every Day in May 10-5.. 575-653-4062
24 miles east of Ruidoso, at mile marker 284 on Hwy. 70
Hondo is the home of one of New Mexico’s most successful jewelry studios: featuring the work of artist Alice Warder Seely. Seely’s pewter jewelry is purchased by over 500 galleries, national parks, and museum gift stores throughout the USA. Take a guided tour to see how molds are made, how jewelry is cast, hand finished, and packaged. Free gifts for children under 12. Buy direct at factory prices. Combine your visit with a visit to the Hondo Iris Farm. Open 8-4, Tuesday-Friday Mile Marker 286, Hwy 70 (between Ruidoso and Roswell).
PUT RUIDOSO on the OUTDOOR ADVENTURE MAP!Bike rentals, sales and maintenance too. Hammer, Honeystinger, and the coolest cycling apparel in Ruidoso. Come by and check us out for all the extras for your next outdoor adventure! 2810 Sudderth Dr Suite A, Ruidoso, NM 88345
The Ruidoso Jockey Club invites you to come and enjoy the races in our elegant surroundings! $17.50 per person per day includes admission, seating and valet parking. No children under 14 admitted. Suitable attire is required (no shorts). Memberships are for sale, however, you do not have to be a member to request a reservation to the club. Visit our website for more information.
Located in historic San Patricio, New Mexico;the Hurd Gallery is home to the spectacular art of the Hurd family: Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth Hurd, and their son, Michael Hurd. The gallery also features a selection of works by world renowned artists N.C. and Andrew Wyeth. We invite you to be our guests at the gallery and extend your stay in one of our five unique New Mexican style casitas, which can house between 2 to 10 guest. We also provide a scenic and unique location for weddings or gatherings!
New Mexico’s premier mountain resort awaits with impeccable service, mouthwatering cuisine for every palate, incredible gaming action, and breathtaking alpine scenery to nurture your soul. Situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico just outside of Ruidoso, guests return time and time again to Inn of the Mountain Gods to enjoy the clean mountain air, stunning panoramic views, and exciting entertainment options. 287 Carrizo Canyon Road Mescalero, NM 88340
Billy the Kid Casino is located at the Ruidoso Downs Race TrackFeatures over 300 great slot machines, including Video Texas Hold Em, Blackjack, and Craps. Billy’s fun atmosphere, great promotions, and smiling faces make it the Locals Favorite Place to Play! Responsible Gaming Property 800-572-1142. Highway 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM
A landmark 514-seat world-class theater which, on the average, hosts a major touring Broadway show, dance or musical performance every 11 days year-round during separate summer and winter seasons. Four major Dale Chihuly glass installations. Check the Spencer site for coming events and online ticket purchasing. Public tours Tues & Thurs at 10 Off Mechem/Rt. 48 on Airport Highway 220, Alto, New Mexico 88312
Live Racing Memorial Day through Labor DayThe Ruidoso Downs Race Track hosts exciting annual live racing from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Our spectacular summer races take place Fridays through Mondays with a 1:00PM. post time, with the exception of some holidays, special meets, and horse sales. Don't miss out on the fun! Come and watch history in the making at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino.
Highway 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM
Plan your pet’s vacation while you’re planning your vacation. Doggy daycare and resort boarding with large, secure play yards and great staff! We pamper your kitties also with 8 luxury cat condos. That’s why so many of our guests scratch at the door to get in Thundering Paws! Your pets will enjoy their vacation while you enjoy yours! All pets must have record of current vaccinations including Kennel Cough.
114 Lone Mesa Court, Alto, NM 88312 - Across from the Spencer Theater
Great food and excellent family entertainment! Since the opening some 28 years ago, we have fed and entertained over 630,000 guests! We have pony rides for kids, an 'old west town' with gift shops, a pistol range, gold panning, a great cowboy dinner featuring the Flying J's beef and chicken, potato, cowboy beans, biscuits, spice cake, chunky applesauce, coffee, tea and lemonade. After dinner we perform a Western Stage Show featuring the Flying J Wranglers! Hwy. 48 - 1/2 mile North of the Alto Post Office
A Two Step Above The Rest - 7 Days A Week
Ruidoso’s Premiere Country-Western Bar & Package Store
Featuring the Best Live Country-Western Bands in the Southwest
Open Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 2:00am | Sunday 12:00pm - 12:00am
If you can ride a bike, you can 'scoot'!Rent a new scooter for a 1/2 day, a day, week or more from Ruidoso’s only scooter rental company. Get as close to nature as you can imagine. Let the cool mountain breezes muss your hair, and get up close to the deer, the elk and the bears–but not to worry, you can out run ‘em! It’s the experience of a Harley, but without the tattoos! No special license required. 2200 Sudderth Dr. Ruidoso, NM 88345
Twists, turns, bumps, jumps and bobsled curves! Ruidoso Winter Park is a first class tubing area with the most exciting tubing you will find anywhere. Magic Carpet Lifts whisk you to the top on a moving conveyor. There's no need to walk uphill, which means more tubing and more FUN! Our tubing area has more lift capacity and the largest tubing snow making system in the Rockies. Twilight tubing on selected nights through the Christmas holiday. Call for times and dates. 1/4 mile west of Hwy 48 on Ski Run Rd.