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

Kids enjoy the Wild West vibe of the rollicking hotell, where U.S. Marshal Bob Olinger dined for the last time before Billy the Kid gunned him down. Rooms are clean and basic, with Victorian and southwestern furnishings.

Restaurants in Southern New Mexico

At Isaac’s Table, inside the adobe Ellis Store Country Inn, chef Jinny Vigil turns out creative regional dishes like rack of New Mexico lamb with seasonal organic vegetables.

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.