- Our list of the best things to do in Las Cruces, New Mexico, features the top 36 nearby activities — including 15 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Las Cruces, NM has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Las Cruces, NM , followed by 3 popular activities in nearby cities, including Mesilla and El Paso
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Las Cruces Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, NM 88001 MoreLess Info
The more than 250 vendors at the Las Cruces Farmers and Craft Market are sure to provide you with a unique shopping and browsing experience. Visitors can watch the artisans create jewelry and other crafts, buy fresh produce, or listen to street musicians.
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Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005 MoreLess Info
With over four miles of hiking trails, Dipping Springs Natural Area, provides visitors a wide array of picturesque views and photographic opportunities. Throughout the area are picnic sites, numerous wildlife viewing opportunities, and an abundance of spectacular plant life.
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4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011 MoreLess Info
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum housed in 24,000 square feet of exhibit space is dedicated to the history of farming and ranching in the Southwest. Featuring guided tours, cow milking demonstrations, historic pottery and decor, this is a family friendly visit.
Visitors to the campus of New Mexico State University will be surprised at both the quantity and quality of attractions and activities located there. Walk or bike around the campus to see the museums, performing arts center, and aerospace research exhibits.
Not just for military buffs, the White Sands Missile Range provides a glimpse into an important era in our history. Visitors can see more than 60 rockets on display, take guided tours, and learn about the history of the atomic bomb detonated on the site in 1945.
Originating around 1848, Old Mesilla Village is a historical community in southern New Mexico. Visitors can spend the day walking around the plaza, browsing the shops, enjoying authentic food and wine and learning the history of the village.
Located at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the Zuhl Museum features 1,800 specimens of fossils, minerals and petrified minerals. Exhibits can be seen at Gardiner Hall and the Zuhl Library on campus as well.
With a mission to inspire curiosity about the sciences and to promote life-long learning, the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History, is well worth visiting. Guests can enjoy Desert Life, Fossil, Light & Space exhibits, and much more.