- Our list of the best things to do in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, features the top 22 nearby activities — including 4 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ruidoso Downs, 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 2 things to do within the city of Ruidoso Downs, NM , followed by 20 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ruidoso and Capitan
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67% 36 votes
Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM MoreLess Info
Mechem Drive is a scenic road that is one of the major streets in downtown Ruidoso. It features an array of restaurants, shops, and art galleries, as well as views of the surrounding mountains.
98% 174 votes
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.
67% 9 votes
101 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM MoreLess Info
The Ruidoso River Museum offers information on the Lincoln County War and the role of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett. The site features a variety of artifacts, including paintings, coins, and jewelry.
76% 41 votes
Established on May 27, 1873, by President Ulysses S. Grant the Mescalero Apache Reservation is home to Mescalero Apache Native Americans. The reservation has a golf course, casino, a ski facility and several places to stay.
36% 107 votes
Located at the popular horse racing mecca, Ruidoso Downs, the Billy the Kid Casino provides visitors with gaming action and plentiful food and beverage options. The casino features a wide-variety of slot, video poker, and video blackjack machines.
63% 124 votes
Whether you are a local or a traveler passing through, Casino Apache is the perfect place to stop and grab a bite to eat and have some gaming fun. The casino features abundant slots and video poker games, plus a variety of table games.
71% 24 votes
107 Forest Road, Ruidoso, NM MoreLess Info
Located in a forested area with several scenic overlooks, Bonito Stables provides daily trail rides from 9am to 5pm for one hour trips. Children of all ages are welcome to learn how to ride on these gentle and easy paths.
88% 34 votes
The Links at Sierra Blanca is a 120 acre golf course designed by architects Jim Colbert and Jeff Bauer. Other than the course itself, attractions include a golf shop, snack bar, and occasional special events.
75% 447 votes
Featuring dozens of groomed trails, Ski Apache is an ideal destination for family friendly skiing. Visitors to this breathtaking resort can ski, snowboard, and even go tubing while lessons are available for beginners.
97% 104 votes
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.