Southern New Mexico

Southern New Mexico Travel Guide

Articles about Southern New Mexico

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Wayne Curtis

Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.

By Nina Fedrizzi
By Lyndsey Matthews

From soaring man-made monuments to jaw-dropping natural landforms, the U.S. has a wealth of beautiful landmarks.

By Mark Ehrman
It was a long and scary Cold War, with trillions of dollars spent on a game of technological leapfrog. But now that there's a McDonald's in Moscow and children no longer grow up under the threat of nuclear annihilation, what are we left with? Lot...

Hotels in Southern New Mexico

San Antonio’s most stylish digs have a coveted post along Riverwalk, the city’s famed cypress-shrouded waterway. Guest rooms are fitted with posh accoutrements like brown leather headboards and faux-mink throws and feature white Italian marble bathrooms with plantation-style shutters.

Restaurants in Southern New Mexico

Named for the in-house (friendly) ghost, Rebecca’s at Cloudcroft’s elegant Lodge Resort serves exquisitely prepared Continental fare, like pistachio-crusted trout or chateaubriand for two.

Things to do in Southern New Mexico

The otherworldly subterranean landscape of Carlsbad Caverns National Park is—justifiably—New Mexico’s most famous attraction. Take the self-guided audio tours of the Natural Entrance and Big Room (tickets and headphones are available at the park visitor center).