- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Las Cruces, New Mexico, including 2 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like El Paso and Mesilla.
- From Aguirre Springs National Recreation Area to Corralitos Trail Rides, the Las Cruces area offers 28 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Golf, Hiking Trails and Horseback Riding.
- Next to the largest city in New Mexico, Las Cruces is home to New Mexico State University. Along with college sports and many campus attractions such as a university museum, tourists visiting the city can experience the life of a rancher at the Farm Ranch and Heritage Museum. Other attractions in the area include a railroad museum, art gallery and local farmer's market.
Operating for over 70 years, Rio Grande Theatre is a two-story adobe theater used for Dona Ana Arts Council events and other group performances. The venue offers events including a children's theater, opera and film screenings.
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3000 Herb Wimberly Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88001 MoreLess Info
Located on campus, the New Mexico State University Golf Course is an 18-hole course with a driving range and contoured putting greens. There is also a restaurant and pro shop as well as lessons provided by PGA Professional staff.
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430 N Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, NM 88001 MoreLess Info
As a community theater, Black Box Theater-No Strings Theater Company offers musicals, plays, and concerts for visitors to attend. The theater also features original performances written by local writing groups.
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Rocky Acres Trail, Las Cruces, NM 88005 MoreLess Info
Prehistoric Trackways National Monument is 5,280 acres and includes a major deposit of fossilized footprint megatrackways dating back 280 million years. Besides its historical significance, the area also offers hiking and horseback riding opportunities.
Las Cruces Community Theatre features a seasonally-varying array of dramatic and musical productions, all performed by local actors. Along with established and popular productions, they also consider original plays submitted by authors.
For viewing the latest blockbuster releases in digital and 3-D formats, visitors can go to Telshor Cinemas. They also have stadium seating to enhance the viewing experience and military discounts available on Wednesdays.
Independent, alternative, and foreign films are shown at the Fountain Theatre which is headed by the Mesilla Valley Film Society. Shows run throughout the week and multiple showings of a film allow guests to have a chance to view what they desire.
Contrary to its name, Wet n' Wild Waterworld, is so much more than a waterpark. This venue does feature water-based rides and attractions for all ages, but also has amenities for those who want to grill and picnic, has live entertainment, and abundant shade.
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1331 McKelligon Canyon Road, El Paso, TX 79930 MoreLess Info
Located within the largest continuous mountain range in Texas, Franklin Mountain State Park is quickly becoming a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts. The park features some camping sites, several hiking and mountain biking trails, and rock climbing opportunities.