Located in the mountains of New Mexico, Ruidoso vacations give the traveler outstanding hiking, camping, horseback riding, scenic vistas, skiing, horse racing and more. Hotels in Ruidoso, NM range from picturesque cabins to luxury accommodations with spas and all the amenities. Often called "The Playground of the Southwest," Ruidoso offers a moderate climate and abundance of attractions.
You might go to Ruidoso to ski at a resort near Sierra Blanca Peak, the highest point in the southern New Mexico landscape. Nearby, the Lincoln National Forest beckons with hiking opportunities. Ruidoso hotels range from boutique hotels for escape to nature to motels and lodges in town with golfing, hot tubs and more. A hotel Ruidoso in town might be within walking distance to art galleries, restaurants and entertainment. Downtown also offers the historic district and the Hubbard Museum of the American West.
The Spencer Theatre in Alto presents many events, and car rentals found here can take you there; Ruidoso Downs is the place to go for exciting horse racing, and Downs hotels can put you close to all the action. If you go in October, you might experience the Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium, held at the Downs. Many hotels in Ruidoso, New Mexico offer wireless internet access, have indoor pools and hot tubs and include all the amenities.
Casinos are not forgotten in Ruidoso; two of them make for exciting entertainment; Ruidoso hotels might even put you right where the action is.
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