Category: Destinations in Our Area

Experience the Wild West Heritage of Lincoln County

Take a Sunday drive through Lincoln County today, and “wild” might not be the first word that comes to mind. With its pristine hiking trails, eclectic art museums and snowy ski slopes, it can be easy to forget that Lincoln County was home to one of the most famous conflicts in the history of the… Read more »

New Mexico Named as the Next Big Ecotourism Destination

What sites come to mind when you think of ecotourism in America? If you’re like most people, you probably think of places like the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and the backcountry of Alaska. Well, according to Travel & Leisure you should add the scenic landscapes of New Mexico to that list as well. The popular travel… Read more »

Ruidoso Downs Recognized For Beauty and Cleanliness

Here in Lincoln County, we take great pride in the condition of our local area. We’re fortunate enough to live in a tight-knit community of folks who take it upon themselves to come together and make this already beautiful place even better for the future. From community gardens, to tree plantings and litter cleanups, the… Read more »

Experience the Natural Beauty of Lincoln National Forest

Here in Ruidoso, we fortunate enough to have plenty of attractions in our area that grant us the opportunity to get out and experience the great outdoors. Foremost among these scenic destinations is Lincoln National Forest, birthplace of Smokey the Bear. The sprawling landscapes of Lincoln National Forest cover more than one million acres of… Read more »