Things to Do in Southern New Mexico

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Take a vigorous, steep-sloped mountain-bike ride through Boston Hill, a large park overlooking Silver City where trails weave through old silver-mining... Read More

The otherworldly subterranean landscape of Carlsbad Caverns National Park is—justifiably—New Mexico’s most famous attraction. Take the... Read More

Drive along Highway 152, between Truth or Consequences and Silver City, through the nearly deserted, former silver boomtowns of Hillsboro and Kingston.... Read More

Hike & Bike has one of the area’s better rental selections. Read More

The museum is an impressive repository of art and memorabilia Read More

Set 9,000 feet above sea level in the rarefied air of Cloudcroft, the Victorian-inspired hotel has 59 elegantly furnished rooms. Read More

Drive high into the 9,000-foot Sacramento Mountains and strolling along the Nelson Canyon Vista Trail for views of the White Sands National Monument. Read More

Tour the museum where Billy the Kid undertook his infamous escape, killing two guards in the process. Read More

Hit the 55 groomed trails at Ski Apache, which encompasses 750 acres in the 12,000-foot-tall Sierra Blanca. Read More

Drop by the Tunstall Store Museum, a 19th-century general store that still displays unopened dry goods and hardware from the period. Read More

Drive and walk through the glittering, 145,000-acre White Sands National Monument, the world’s largest expanse of gypsum sand dunes. Read More

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