- Our list of the best things to do in Ruidoso, New Mexico, features the top 22 nearby activities — including 4 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ruidoso, NM has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Ruidoso, NM , followed by 4 popular activities in nearby cities, including Capitan and Ruidoso Downs
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2810 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345 MoreLess Info
Blue Lotus Healing Arts Center & Day Spa, Ruidoso, is the perfect place to wind down and relax while you are on vacation or just in need of some 'me' time. The Spa features deep tissue massages, yoga classes, and other services allowing you to detox and de-stress.
Offering guided horseback tours for more than 20 years, Grindstone Stables is fun for the entire family. Visitors keep coming back to experience the breathtaking views from the trails, the friendly staff, and even sleigh rides in the winter months.
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108 Spencer Road, Ruidoso, NM 88312 MoreLess Info
The 514-seat, Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts maintains a busy performance schedule for fans of all entertainment types. With a breath-taking mountain backdrop, this architectural beauty features a Crystal Lobby, full-bar and food service before shows and superior acoustics.
Known as the 'Birthplace of Smokey the Bear', the Lincoln National Forest covers more than a million acres of pristine mountain lands. Outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts enjoy camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing in this breathtaking forest.
When visiting Ruidoso, taking a side trip to visit the Free Spirits at Noisy Water should be on your list of things to do. The eight life-size, bronze statues of galloping horses are displayed in a park-like setting and provide a perfect photo opportunity.
Established in 1993, Noisy Water Winery provides guests with an authentic New Mexico wine and cheese tasting experience. The wines are all crafted from New Mexico Grapes, and they have a unique selection of hand-crafted artisan cheeses.