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

The best of the several chain properties in the region.

Restaurants in Southern New Mexico

The parking lot of this low-slung, ramshackle spot is almost always full, a testament to its mastery of New Mexico’s culinary sensation: green-chili cheeseburgers. Order two.

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.