Southern New Mexico
Southern New Mexico Travel Guide
Articles about Southern New Mexico
Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.
From soaring man-made monuments to jaw-dropping natural landforms, the U.S. has a wealth of beautiful landmarks.
Hotels in Southern New Mexico
Occupying a renovated 1920s hacienda, the B&B-style hotel has hardwood floors, Mission-style furnishings, and convenient access to the adjacent Gila National Forest.
Restaurants in Southern New Mexico
If you’re visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park, avoid the iffy eateries in nearby White’s City and continue to the town of Carlsbad, where this joint serves cheap and tasty brisket, pork ribs, and fried catfish.
Things to do in Southern New Mexico
Drive along Highway 152, between Truth or Consequences and Silver City, through the nearly deserted, former silver boomtowns of Hillsboro and Kingston. Each has numerous original (sometimes abandoned) buildings from the region’s late-19th-century heyday.