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Unique Property Sleeps 15-17 Next To River and Minutes From Everything
5/5Exceptional! (141 reviews)
Clean and spacious

"The place was so nice and so spacious. We had plenty of room around and were able to be really comfortable. We could be inside I’m the jacuzzi or just chill outside and check out the little river and the goats. Overall it was a great experience."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Unique Property Sleeps 15-17 Next To River and Minutes From Everything
Best Western Pine Springs Inn
2.5 out of 5
111 Pine Springs Drive, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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The price is $64 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,565 reviews)

"it is located within a forested area and the views are really nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Best Western Pine Springs Inn
Ruidoso Mountain Inn
2.5 out of 5
400 W Hwy 70, Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $60 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,442 reviews)

"The staff was very helpful when needed, and very caring towards us."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Ruidoso Mountain Inn
Sierra Blanca Views Inside AND Out! 3bed/3b
5/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
WOW! Would give more stars if I could

"This was the perfect house for our family over Spring Break. The location is minutes from everything but you still have the privacy you want. There are a few houses near by, but honestly was not a big deal. The BEST part of this house was the owners! They were so accomodating. They even picked us ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Sierra Blanca Views Inside AND Out! 3bed/3b
Pinecliff Village
3 out of 5
26060 Hwy. 70, Ruidoso, NM
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4/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"Had a great stay! We did have a little friend 🐍un invited but we understand it's from the area. All in all it was a great stay and will be back"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Pinecliff Village
4 Bears Cabin - Beautiful Log Home in Ruidoso, New Mexico
5/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Great place!

"Our group of 13 really enjoyed our stay! There was plenty of room and the view is beautiful!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

4 Bears Cabin - Beautiful Log Home in Ruidoso, New Mexico
Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70
2.5 out of 5
307 US Highway 70 West, Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $64 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (890 reviews)

"A safe, clean place to stay while renovating my home in Alto, NM. Great to have fresh coffee 24 hours a day ☕️"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70
Pet Friendly! Beautiful, Mountain Decor. Cozy Home With Central Heat and A/C
5/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)
Awesome Accommodations

"This cabin has it all! If you have it at home, the owners had it in the house. Wonderful in every category. Our ONLY missing luxury was the firewood was wet from snow. EVERYTHING was exceptional."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Pet Friendly! Beautiful, Mountain Decor. Cozy Home With Central Heat and A/C
MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites Ruidoso
3 out of 5
107 Sierra Blanca Dr, Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $122 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (849 reviews)

"The property was perfect for my family during Spring Break. This was prime location to Ski Apache and we will definitely book here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites Ruidoso
Tiara Del Sol Condos
2.5 out of 5
226 Excalibur Dr., Ruidoso, NM
The price is $84 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (284 reviews)
Beautiful location

"This is a beautiful location overlooking the mountains and two lakes. There were dear and turkeys around the property. The place is somewhat dated, but well worth it and it was clean. I highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Tiara Del Sol Condos
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Hotel Ruidoso - Midtown
2.5 out of 5
110 Chase St., Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $84 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,577 reviews)

"Everything ok . Nice service Clean Nice breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hotel Ruidoso - Midtown
Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70
2.5 out of 5
307 US Highway 70 West, Ruidoso, NM
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $64 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (890 reviews)

"A safe, clean place to stay while renovating my home in Alto, NM. Great to have fresh coffee 24 hours a day ☕️"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70
Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn
2.5 out of 5
97 Camelot Drive, Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $76 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (610 reviews)

"Me and my family stayed in the suit it was so comfortable the room was so nice we decided to stay another night"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn
MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites Ruidoso
3 out of 5
107 Sierra Blanca Dr, Ruidoso, NM
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The price is $122 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (849 reviews)

"The property was perfect for my family during Spring Break. This was prime location to Ski Apache and we will definitely book here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites Ruidoso
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Best Western Pine Springs Inn
2.5 out of 5
111 Pine Springs Drive, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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The price is $64 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,565 reviews)

"it is located within a forested area and the views are really nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Best Western Pine Springs Inn
Days Inn by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs
2 out of 5
26150 Hwy 70 W, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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The price is $49 per night
3.4/5 (681 reviews)
Valentine family weekend

"It’s was perfect"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs
Hotel Ruidoso - Midtown
2.5 out of 5
110 Chase St., Ruidoso, NM
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,577 reviews)

"Everything ok . Nice service Clean Nice breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hotel Ruidoso - Midtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs
2.5 out of 5
26147 US Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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The price is $64 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (705 reviews)

"very nice and modern. friendly staff. our stay was very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs
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Where Should We Stay in Ruidoso?

The destination of Ruidoso is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The horseback riding, lake views, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional), which is located 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from the city center. Ruidoso offers 38 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding on a place to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Fall Booking Specials! Upper Canyon! Free Wifi, Gas Grill, Oversized Hot Tub - Offers in-room kitchens, free WiFi, and a barbecue grill. Guests like the central location at this cabin.

Best Western Pine Springs Inn - Features free parking, free breakfast, and laundry facilities. This 2.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

Beautifully Remodeled, Cozy Home In The Mts. With A/c. Guaranteed you Will Love! - Offers in-room kitchens, free WiFi, and a barbecue grill. Guests like the comfy beds at this property.

Unique Property Sleeps 15-17 Next To River and Minutes From Everything - Features free buffet breakfast, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. This 2.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

When Should We Visit Ruidoso?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Ruidoso.

  • Hottest months: June, July, August, and May, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 22°F
  • Driest months: November, April, March, and February, with an average rainfall of 0.83 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average rainfall of 3.25 inches

What Should We See and Do in Ruidoso?

While you are vacationing in Ruidoso, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Hubbard Museum of the American West. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Gallery 408 and Carrizozo Heritage Museum.

Ruidoso is also well-known for its:
  • Temples
  • Mountain views
  • Skiing
  • Monuments
  • Horseback riding
  • Shopping
  • Forests

Frequently asked questions

What's Ruidoso like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Ruidoso is a good choice. The horseback riding, lake views, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Take to the air and fly into Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional), which is located 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from the center of Ruidoso.
What's the best accommodation for families in Ruidoso?
MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites Ruidoso is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Best Western Pine Springs Inn is another good option for your kid-friendly vacation.
What's the seasonal weather like in Ruidoso?
The hottest months are usually June and July with an average temp of 63°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 38°F. Average annual rainfall for Ruidoso is 22 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Ruidoso?
While you are visiting Ruidoso, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Ski Apache, Pillow’s Funtrackers, and Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Gallery 408 and Hubbard Museum of the American West.

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